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Dunbar-nelson, Alice Ruth Moore    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Nelson, Alice Dunbar (moore)
7 poems available by this author


APRIL IS ON THE WAY       


I SIT AND SEW    Poem Text    
First Line: I sit and sew - a useless task it seems
Last Line: It stifles me -- god, must I sit and sew?
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Americans; Sewing; United States; War; America


MUSIC       
First Line: Music! Lilting, soft and languorous
Last Line: Music! With you, soul on your parted lips! %music - is you!
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


PROLETARIAT SPEAKS       
First Line: I love beautiful things
Last Line: And hurrying out, dab my unrefreshed face %with bits of toiletry from the ten cent store
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


SNOW IN OCTOBER       
First Line: Today I saw a thing of arresting poignant beauty
Last Line: As prematuure grief grays the strong head %of a virile, red-haired man
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: I had no thought of violets of late
Last Line: Of violets, and my soul's forgotten gleam.
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Flowers; Violets


TO MADAME CURIE       
First Line: Oft have I thrilled at deeds of high emprise
Last Line: At pain, diseases, waging a humane war; %greather than this achievement, none, I ween