Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Baltimore, Maryland
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Baltimore, Maryland

Poems

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1.
Bury Me In A Free Land
Make me a grave where'er you will,
In a lowly plain, or a lofty hill;
Make it among earth's humblest graves,
But not in a land where men are slaves.
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2.
Aunt Chloe
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I remember, well remember,
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That dark and dreadful day,
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3.
A Grain Of Sand
Do you see this grain of sand
Lying loosely in my hand?
Do you know to me it brought
Just a simple loving thought?
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4.
Thank God For Little Children
Thank God for little children,
Bright flowers by earth's wayside,
The dancing, joyous lifeboats
Upon life's stormy tide.
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5.
Home, Sweet Home
Sharers of a common country,
They had met in deadly strife;
Men who should have been as brothers
Madly sought each other's life.
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6.
A Double Standard
Do you blame me that I loved him?
If when standing all alone
I cried for bread a careless world
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7.
Mother's Treasures
Two little children sit by my side,
I call them Lily and Daffodil;
I gaze on them with a mother's pride,
One is Edna, the other is Will.
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8.
Let The Light Enter
"The dying words of Goethe."


"Light! more light! the shadows deepen,
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9.
God Bless Our Native Land
God bless our native land,
Land of the newly free,
Oh may she ever stand
For truth and liberty.
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10.
Death Of The Old Sea King
'Twas a fearful night -- the tempest raved
With loud and wrathful pride,
The storm-king harnessed his lightning steeds,
And rode on the raging tide.
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