James Weldon Johnson

(1871-1938 / Florida/United States)

James Weldon Johnson Poems

1. The Creation 1/20/2003
2. Go Down, Death 1/20/2003
3. Lift Every Voice and Sing 1/20/2003
4. Listen, Lord: A Prayer 1/20/2003
5. A Mid-Day Dreamer 4/2/2010
6. Fragment 4/2/2010
7. A Poet To His Baby Son 4/2/2010
8. An Explanation 4/2/2010
9. Beauty that Is Never Old 4/2/2010
10. Brothers 4/2/2010
11. Father, Father Abraham 4/2/2010
12. I Hear The Stars Still Singing 4/2/2010
13. And the Greatest of These Is War 4/2/2010
14. Deep In the Quiet Wood 4/2/2010
15. Fifty Years (1863-1913) 4/2/2010
16. Before a Painting 4/2/2010
17. Brer Rabbit You's de Cutes' of 'Em All 4/2/2010
18. From The Spanish Of Placido 4/2/2010
19. From The Spanish 4/2/2010
20. Dat Gal o' Mine 4/2/2010

Go Down, Death

Weep not, weep not,
She is not dead;
She's resting in the bosom of Jesus.
Heart-broken husband--weep no more;
Grief-stricken son--weep no more;
Left-lonesome daughter --weep no more;
She only just gone home.

Day before yesterday morning,

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