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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

The Creation
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The Prodigal Son
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Go Down, Death
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Sonnet
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O Black And Unknown Bards
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Ma Lady's Lips Am Like De Honey
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The Gift to Sing
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A Mid-Day Dreamer
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An Explanation 162 Views
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Listen, Lord: A Prayer
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Brothers
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The Glory of the Day Was In Her Face
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Prayer At Sunrise
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The Young Warrior
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The Color Sergeant
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Morning, Noon and Night
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The White Witch
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You's Sweet to Yo' Mammy de Same
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I Hear The Stars Still Singing 128 Views
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Ghosts Of The Old Year
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Mother Night
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Beauty that Is Never Old
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Lift Every Voice and Sing
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The Reward 119 Views
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Vashti
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Possum Song
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From The Spanish 115 Views
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Nobody's Lookin' But De Owl An' De Moon
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Life
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A Poet To His Baby Son
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Sence You Went Away
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Father, Father Abraham
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And the Greatest of These Is War
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Dat Gal o' Mine 98 Views
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Her Eyes Twin Pools
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Fragment
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Down By the Carib Sea
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A Banjo Song 93 Views
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Sleep
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The Awakening
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The Black Mammy
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Before a Painting
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Brer Rabbit You's de Cutes' of 'Em All
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Lazy
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To America 86 Views
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Deep In the Quiet Wood
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To Horace Bumstead
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Fifty Years (1863-1913)
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Voluptas 81 Views
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The Rivals
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The Temptress
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Venus in the Garden
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From The Spanish Of Placido
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The Seasons
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The Word Of An Engineer
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O Southland!
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The Suicide
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July In Georgy
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From The German Of Uhland
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The Ghost of Deacon Brown
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De Little Pickaninny's Gone to Sleep 45 Views
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Omar 40 Views
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Girl of Fifteen
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