DuBose Heyward

(1885-1940)

DuBose Heyward Quotes

  • ''A woman is a sometime thing.''
    Du Bose Heyward (1885-1940), U.S. author. "A Woman is a Sometime Thing," Porgy and Bess, Gershwin Publishing Corp. (1935). Music composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937).
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  • ''Summertime, an' the livin' is easy.''
    Du Bose Heyward (1885-1940), U.S. author. "Summertime," Porgy and Bess, Gershwin Publishing Corp. (1935). Music composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937).

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Matins

I saw you pray today
Out in the park—
Poor little storm-driven
Child of the dark.

Body to earth you lay
On the young grass,
Learning the shining way
April may pass.

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