James Weldon Johnson

(1871-1938 / Florida/United States)

Poems of James Weldon Johnson

61. Venus in the Garden 4/2/2010
62. Voluptas 4/2/2010
63. You's Sweet to Yo' Mammy de Same 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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