James Weldon Johnson

Florida/United States
James Weldon Johnson
Florida/United States
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Go Down, Death

Rating: 3.5
Weep not, weep not,
She is not dead;
She's resting in the bosom of Jesus.
Heart-broken husband--weep no more;
Grief-stricken son--weep no more;
Left-lonesome daughter --weep no more;
She only just gone home.

Day before yesterday morning,
God was looking down from his great, high heaven,
Looking down on all his children,
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LeroyBentley 27 April 2021
I have always loved this poem ever since I was a child living in Savannah Ga. I still enjoy reading it
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Nona C 26 May 2018
What a beautiful poem. I heard this for the first time yesterday 05/25/2018 at a memorial service for a very special person.
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Carlos Hargraves 05 June 2017
This has always been my favorite poem by James Weldon Johnson...
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Levi Mcleod 01 May 2017
this was an amazing poem.
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Ovi Odiete 29 September 2015
Beautiful poetry and description....
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Grave Digger 03 January 2008
This is one of my favorite poems, very strong, first heard it recited by Wintley Phipps, , very powerful
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