Paul Laurence Dunbar

(1872-1906 / Ohio / United States)

A Musical


OUTSIDE the rain upon the street,
The sky all grim of hue,
Inside, the music-painful sweet,
And yet I heard but you
As is a thrilling violin,
So is your voice to me,
And still above the other strains,
It sang in ecstasy.

Submitted: Friday, April 02, 2010

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