Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Comments about Paul Laurence Dunbar

Click to write a comment about Paul Laurence Dunbar

digiot54: A Sailor's Song - Paul Laurence Dunbar

agabus: Step Inside the Home of Paul Laurence Dunbar

HLpublicsafety: Thread on details from day two of the trial for Timothy Felker, accused of making threats against Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.

vhspears: The 2019 National Merit scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities included Saiprasad Naidu, a June graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, who plans to study biology at the University of Cincinnati

DKendricksSoul: ""..... I have to be so keerful ‘Bout my thoughts an’ what I say; Somethin’ might slip out unheeded, ‘Cause it’s hot to–day."" -Paul Laurence Dunbar

cailinroles: Finally saw Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Stunning animation aside, it made my heart warm when Lynsey pointed out the film referenced this Paul Laurence Dunbar poem.

MissVanAuken_: “With torn and bleeding hearts we smile” -Paul Laurence Dunbar

LoveRunandPray: Paul Laurence Dunbar's Sympathy

jfoster58: Literary note: "Paul Laurence Dunbar was an intelligent young man in high school, where he was a member of the literary society, the debate team, and the school newspaper...At age 23...he described his greater ambitions in a letter dated July 13, 1895..."

jfoster58: “This, this indeed is to be accursed, For if we mortals love, or if we sing, We count our joys not by what we have, But by what kept us from that perfect thing.” ― Paul Laurence Dunbar

LiteraryRob: But it has been and is a struggle: Paul Laurence Dunbar voices his ambition to be a great poet, July 13, 1895 --

TheTiaraAnn: I just watched PLD struggle with a high to high. The Paul Laurence Dunbar. These bobbles. Whew. Never thought I'd see the day.

GM7077: An angel, robed in spotless white, bent down and kissed the sleeping night. Night woke to blush; the sprite was gone. Men saw the blush, and called it dawn. - Dawn by Paul Laurence Dunbar

blackartdepot: New Pinterest Pin:

leroydbean: *White man offers to take a photo of us, a black couple in front of the Paul Laurence Dunbar house* "Oh, let me step back and get the (American) flag in there" Us:

dopanergic: Outside the rain upon the street, The sky all grim of hue, Inside the music-painful sweet, And yet I heard you. As a thrilling violin, So is your voice to me, And still above the other strains, It sang in estasy. ~Paul Laurence Dunbar "A Musical"

markcstory: Former Paul Laurence Dunbar & EKU pitcher Aaron Ochsenbein with his first promotion in the LA Dodgers system

robertloerzel: Chicago, July 1903: Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar on the Fourth of July's meaning for blacks

askiaedrew: Been reading a lot of poetry lately and I have to said still after all these years Paul Laurence Dunbar is my favorite.

AlTarianosgirl: June 27, 1872: Happy Birthday Paul Laurence Dunbar; A Great Poet of the 19th Century

brandonhbrooks: I’m way behind on posting current stuff but I still wanted to say thank you to the Paul Laurence Dunbar Percussion section for a great week of rehearsals. Also a thank you to Jacob Alcorn! Good luck with your show…

Rudy_Servant: June 27, 1872: Happy Birthday Paul Laurence Dunbar; A Great Poet of the 19th Century

pasupatidasi: June 27, 1872: Happy Birthday Paul Laurence Dunbar; A Great Poet of the 19th Century

BlipPlot: June 27, 1872: Happy Birthday Paul Laurence Dunbar; A Great Poet of the 19th Century

GlamaGirl101: June 27, 1872: Happy Birthday Paul Laurence Dunbar; A Great Poet of the 19th Century

fahc: Dunbar Family, here is little something of Our Kinfolk...CDBIII

VWEVOLUTIONARY: " WE WEAR THE MASK " ~ Paul Laurence Dunbar 1872 - 1906 ... Was One Of My All Time Favorite Poems As A Teenager During The 1960's Civil Rights Movement ...

angiewrites: Thread worth reading about Paul Laurence Dunbar and wife Alice Dunbar (Nelson)

yeyoarts: June 27, 1872: Happy Birthday Paul Laurence Dunbar; A Great Poet of the 19th Century

elb3: Interesting thoughts on Paul Laurence Dunbar...see the comments.

Poem of the day

Edna St. Vincent Millay Poem
Macdougal Street
 by Edna St. Vincent Millay

As I went walking up and down to take the evening air,
(Sweet to meet upon the street, why must I be so shy?)
I saw him lay his hand upon her torn black hair;
(”Little dirty Latin child, let the lady by!”)

The women squatting on the stoops were slovenly and fat,
(Lay me out in organdie, lay me out in lawn!)
And everywhere I stepped there was a baby or a cat;
...

Read complete poem

Popular Poets