Paul Laurence Dunbar

(1872-1906 / Ohio / United States)

A Boy's Summer Song - Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar

'Tis fine to play
In the fragrant hay,
And romp on the golden load;
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Comments about A Boy's Summer Song by Paul Laurence Dunbar

  • Susan Williams (12/19/2015 10:37:00 PM)

    It could have been a poem about me if its title were changed to A Girl's Summer Song and if there were no skinny dipping. I enjoyed its light and laughter sparkling in every line (Report) Reply

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  • Goodenough Sakhile(shotaromeo) Dlamini (4/29/2014 6:19:00 AM)

    For a quiet dip;
    Ah, that is the best of joy.
    For this I say
    On a summer's day,
    What's so fine as being a boy? Ha, Ha!
    this is owesome
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  • (3/16/2012 10:02:00 AM)

    An idyllic world captured forever so succinctly. This is my first time with this poet and I shall be looking for more of his work. (Report) Reply

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