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Keyword: gwendolyn bennett
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HATRED, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I shall hate you
Last Line: And you will understand / my hatred
Subject(s): Hate


HATRED, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I shall hate you
Last Line: My hatred.
Subject(s): Hate; Men


HERITAGE, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I want to see the slim palm-trees
Last Line: Hidden by a minstrel-smile.
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women; Negroes; American Blacks


LINES WRITTEN AT THE GRAVE OF ALEXANDER DUMAS, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Cemeteries are places for departed souls
Last Line: Nor speaks nor sings.
Subject(s): Dumas, Alexandre (Pere) (1802-1870); Writing & Writers


SONNET: 1, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He came in silvern armour, trimmed with black
Last Line: All eager-lipped I kissed the mouth of death.


SONNET: 2, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Some things are very dear to me
Last Line: Are sudden tear-drops in your eyes.


TO A DARK GIRL, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I love you for your brownness
Last Line: And let your full lips laugh at fate!
Subject(s): African Americans - Women