Heartening Poetry by African Americans
In case you need this right now.
- •Robert Hayden, "Words in the Mourning Time"
- •Gwendolyn Brooks, "Speech to the Young, Speech to the Progress-Toward"
- •Robert Hayden again, "Monet's Waterlillies"
- •Melvin B. Tolson, "Dark Symphony"
- •Also from "Words in the Mourning Time." I really love this one.
- •Langston Hughes, "Let America Be America Again"
- •Countee Cullen, "To the Swimmer"