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James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and early civil rights activist. Johnson is best remembered for his leadership within the NAACP as well as for his writing, which includes novels, poems, and anthologies. He was also the first African-American professor at New York University. Later in life he was a professor of creative literature and writing at Fisk University.

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List of poems by James Weldon Johnson 63 total

O Black And Unknown Bards
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Go Down, Death
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Ma Lady's Lips Am Like De Honey
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The Prodigal Son
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The Creation
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A Mid-Day Dreamer
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Prayer At Sunrise
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You's Sweet to Yo' Mammy de Same
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Morning, Noon and Night
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An Explanation 125 ViewsRate it
The Gift to Sing
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From The Spanish 114 ViewsRate it
Ghosts Of The Old Year
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Mother Night
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Nobody's Lookin' But De Owl An' De Moon
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The Color Sergeant
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Beauty that Is Never Old
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The Reward 107 ViewsRate it
Possum Song
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The Young Warrior
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I Hear The Stars Still Singing 101 ViewsRate it
The White Witch
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Dat Gal o' Mine 97 ViewsRate it
Listen, Lord: A Prayer
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And the Greatest of These Is War
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Down By the Carib Sea
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Father, Father Abraham
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Her Eyes Twin Pools
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Sence You Went Away
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Lift Every Voice and Sing
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The Glory of the Day Was In Her Face
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Before a Painting
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A Banjo Song 82 ViewsRate it
Brer Rabbit You's de Cutes' of 'Em All
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To Horace Bumstead
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Voluptas 76 ViewsRate it
The Awakening
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A Poet To His Baby Son
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Fifty Years (1863-1913)
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The Black Mammy
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The Temptress
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From The Spanish Of Placido
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To America 66 ViewsRate it
Venus in the Garden
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The Rivals
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Deep In the Quiet Wood
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July In Georgy
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The Seasons
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From The German Of Uhland
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The Suicide
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The Word Of An Engineer
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The Ghost of Deacon Brown
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De Little Pickaninny's Gone to Sleep 42 ViewsRate it
Omar 39 ViewsRate it
O Southland!
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Girl of Fifteen
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