James Weldon Johnson

(1871-1938 / Florida/United States)

Go Down, Death - Poem by James Weldon Johnson

Weep not, weep not,
She is not dead;
She's resting in the bosom of Jesus.
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Form: Blues Poem


Comments about Go Down, Death by James Weldon Johnson

  • (5/26/2018 9:06:00 AM)

    What a beautiful poem. I heard this for the first time yesterday 05/25/2018 at a memorial service for a very special person. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/5/2017 7:05:00 AM)

    This has always been my favorite poem by James Weldon Johnson... (Report)Reply

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  • (5/1/2017 8:32:00 PM)

    this was an amazing poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Ovi Odiete (9/29/2015 5:50:00 AM)

    Beautiful poetry and description.... (Report)Reply

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  • (1/3/2008 4:47:00 AM)

    This is one of my favorite poems, very strong, first heard it recited by Wintley Phipps, , very powerful (Report)Reply

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