Paul Laurence Dunbar

(1872-1906 / Ohio / United States)

Paul Laurence Dunbar Poems

1. Reluctance 4/2/2010
2. Right's Security 4/2/2010
3. Speakin' At De Cou'T-House 4/2/2010
4. Speakin' O' Christmas 4/2/2010
5. The Dance 4/2/2010
6. The Death Of The First Born 4/2/2010
7. The Delinquent 4/2/2010
8. The Dilettante: A Modern Type 4/2/2010
9. The Discovery 4/2/2010
10. The Disturber 4/2/2010
11. The Fisher Child's Lullaby 4/2/2010
12. The Fount Of Tears 4/2/2010
13. The Garret 4/2/2010
14. The Lapse 4/2/2010
15. The Masters 4/2/2010
16. The Memory Of Martha 4/2/2010
17. The Monk's Walk 4/2/2010
18. The Murdered Lover 4/2/2010
19. The Ol' Tunes 4/2/2010
20. The Mystic Sea 4/2/2010
21. The Photograph 4/2/2010
22. The Plantation Child's Lullaby 4/2/2010
23. The Sand-Man 4/2/2010
24. The Song 4/2/2010
25. The Stirrup Cup 4/2/2010
26. The Valse 4/2/2010
27. Two Songs 4/2/2010
28. Unexpressed 4/2/2010
29. To An Ingrate 4/2/2010
30. To Pfrimmer 4/2/2010
31. To The Eastern Shore 4/2/2010
32. To The Memory Of Mary Young 4/2/2010
33. The Visitor 4/2/2010
34. The Sum 4/2/2010
35. The Wooing 4/2/2010
36. The Wraith 4/2/2010
37. Time To Tinker 'Roun'! 4/2/2010
38. To E. H. K. 4/2/2010
39. The Secret 4/2/2010
40. The Poet And The Baby 4/2/2010

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  • Very nice poem , it touch myy heart , thankyou (6/3/2018 11:03:00 AM)

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    I don't like his books

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  • xander g. (2/26/2018 12:41:00 PM)

    this man's poems are lovely. i've never been a huge fan of poetry myself, but he was one of the poets i had to write about for an assignment. he is most definitely an exception. i enjoy the sorrowful feeling a lot of his poems emit.

Best Poem of Paul Laurence Dunbar

We Wear The Mask

We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,--
This debt we pay to human guile;
With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,
And mouth with myriad subtleties.

Why should the world be overwise,
In counting all our tears and sighs?
Nay, let them only see us, while
We wear the mask.

We smile, but, O great Christ, our cries
To thee from tortured souls arise.
We sing, but oh the clay is vile
Beneath our feet, and long the mile;
But let the world dream otherwise,
We wear the mask!

Read the full of We Wear The Mask

To Dan

STEP me now a bridal measure,
Work give way to love and leisure,
Hearts be free and hearts be gay --
Doctor Dan doth wed to-day.

Diagnosis, cease your squalling --
Check that scalpel's senseless bawling,
Put that ugly knife away --
Doctor Dan doth wed to-day.

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