Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

(September 24, 1825 – February 22, 1911)

Bury Me In A Free Land - Poem by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Make me a grave where'er you will,
In a lowly plain, or a lofty hill;
Make it among earth's humblest graves,
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  • (1/6/2009 5:13:00 AM)


    This poem made me cry for those who were enslaved. I have loved dearly a man (my childs Grandfather) who had been a baby born into slavery. Still through life & the short time we had him and his Mother they never once were angry at what had once been. (Report) Reply

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