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George Moses Horton was an African-American poet and the first African American poet to be published in the Southern United States. His book was published in 1828 while he was still a slave; he remained a slave until he was emancipated late in the Civil War.

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Early Affeection
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On Summer
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The Slave's Complaint
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Love
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The Lover's Farewell
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The Setting Sun
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The Graduate Leaving College
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Memory
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Death of an Old Carriage Horse
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Reflections From The Flash Of A Meteor
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Heavenly Love
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On The Pleasures Of College Life
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Mr. Clay’s Reception At Raleigh, April, 1844
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Departing Summer
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Death Of A Favorite Chamber Maid
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General Grant -- The Hero Of The War
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The Eye Of Love
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Prosperity
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On Spring
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On Hearing Of The Intention Of A Gentleman To Purchase The Poet's Freedom
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The Musical Chamber
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To Miss Tempe
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The Rising Sun
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On An Old Deluded Suitor
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The Powers Of Love
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