Poems »

Jupiter Hammon (1711-ca. 1806) is known as a founder of African-American literature, as his poem published in 1761 in New York was the first by an African American in North America.

FAVORITE (1 fan)

List of poems by Jupiter Hammon 3 total

Share your thoughts on Jupiter Hammon's poems with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this poet to your bibliography:


    "Jupiter Hammon" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 29 Nov. 2021. <https://www.poetry.com/poet/Jupiter+Hammon>.

    Missing a poem of Jupiter Hammon?

    Know another great poem from Jupiter Hammon? Don't keep it to yourself!

    Browse Poetry.com


    Are you a poetry master?

    Who wrote the poem “Funeral Blues"?
    • A. W. H. Auden
    • B. Amy Clampitt
    • C. Pablo Neruda
    • D. Victor Hugo