Paul Laurence Dunbar

(1872-1906 / Ohio / United States)

A Negro Love Song - Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Seen my lady home las' night,
Jump back, honey, jump back.
Hel' huh han' an' sque'z it tight,
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Comments about A Negro Love Song by Paul Laurence Dunbar

  • (5/10/2007 1:35:00 AM)

    Paul Laurence Dunbar was yet another of the poets that Langston Hughes read and studied. The hool in this poem was well repeated by us Afican-American boys.
    Men long before my day 'came a calling' on a woman. the speaker in this poems
    is taking his lady home for the evening. looking forward in continuing the night.
    Jump back, honey jump back.

    Langston Hughes Poetry society of Pittsburgh

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