Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

(24 September 1825 – 22 February 1911 / Baltimore, Maryland)

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Poems

41. Burial Of Sarah 1/3/2003
42. Go Work In My Vineyard 1/3/2003
43. Renewal Of Strength 1/3/2003
44. New England Sabbath Bells 4/17/2010
45. The Sparrow's Fall 1/3/2003
46. Ellen 4/17/2010
47. My Mother's Kiss 4/17/2010
48. Dark-Browed Martha 4/17/2010
49. The Martyr Of Alabama 1/3/2003
50. The Deliverance 4/17/2010
51. Dandelions 1/3/2003
52. Songs For The People 1/3/2003
53. Bible Defense Of Slavery 3/27/2012
54. A Little Child Shall Lead Them 1/3/2003
55. A Grain Of Sand 4/17/2010
56. Eliza Harris 3/27/2012
57. Then And Now 1/3/2003
58. I'M Tired Of Life 4/17/2010
59. The Building 1/3/2003
60. Thank God For Little Children 1/3/2003
61. Fishers Of Men 1/3/2003
62. Death Of The Old Sea King 1/3/2003
63. Sir, We Would See Jesus 4/17/2010
64. Church Building 4/17/2010
65. Mother's Treasures 1/3/2003
66. I Thirst 1/3/2003
67. Moses: A Story Of The Nile (Extract) 4/17/2010
68. President Lincoln's Proclamation Of Freedom 4/17/2010
69. Learning To Read 4/17/2010
70. God Bless Our Native Land 1/3/2003
71. Home, Sweet Home 1/3/2003
72. A Double Standard 4/17/2010
73. The Slave Mother 1/3/2003
74. Aunt Chloe's Politics 4/17/2010
75. Vashti 1/3/2003
76. Aunt Chloe 1/1/2004
77. Bury Me In A Free Land 1/3/2003
78. The Crocuses 4/17/2010
79. Let The Light Enter 1/3/2003
80. Ethiopia 4/17/2010

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  • angel anderson (3/13/2018 12:50:00 PM)

    awsome even though i haven't read it yet.\

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Best Poem of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Ethiopia

Yes, Ethiopia yet shall stretch
Her bleeding hands abroad;
Her cry of agony shall reach
The burning throne of God.

The tyrant's yoke from off her neck,
His fetters from her soul,
The mighty hand of God shall break
And spurn the base control.

Redeemed from dust, and freed from chains,
Her sons shall lift their eyes;
From lofty hills and verdant plains
Shall shouts of triumph rise.

Upon the dark, despairing brow
Shall play a smile of peace;
For God shall bend unto her woe,
And bid her sorrows cease.

'Neath sheltering vines and ...

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Going East

She came from the East a fair, young bride,
With a light and a bounding heart,
To find in the distant West a home
With her husband to make a start.

He builded his cabin far away,
Where the prairie flower bloomed wild;
Her love made lighter all his toil,
And joy and hope around him smiled.

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