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Author: fauset, jessie
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Fauset, Jessie Redmond    Poet's Biography
14 poems available by this author


CHRISTMAS EVE IN FRANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh little christ, why do you sigh
Last Line: "shall live for evermore."
Subject(s): Christmas; France; Nativity, The


COURAGE!' HE SAID       
First Line: Ulysses, debarking in the lotos land
Last Line: Like beauty, is its own excuse for being
Subject(s): Keller, Helen (1880-1968)


DEAD FIRES    Poem Text    
First Line: If this is peace, this dead and leaden thing
Last Line: Than passion's death!


ENIGMA    Poem Text    
First Line: There is no peace with you
Last Line: Nor ever any rest!


FRAGMENT       
First Line: The breath of life imbued those few dim days
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


LA VIE C'EST LA VIE    Poem Text    
First Line: On summer afternoons I sit
Last Line: I wish that I were dead.
Subject(s): Love - Unrequited


NOBLESSE OBLIGE       
First Line: Lolotte, who attires my hair


ORIFLAMME    Poem Text    
First Line: I think I see her sitting bowed and black
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Mothers


ORIFLAMME       
First Line: I think I see her sitting bowed and black
Last Line: Clutching our birthright, fight with faces set %still visioning the stars!
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Mothers


RENCONTRE       
First Line: My heart that was so passionless


RETURN       
First Line: I that had found the way so smooth


STARS IN ALABAMA       
First Line: In alabama %stars hand down so low
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


TOUCHE       
First Line: Dear, when we sit in that high, placid room
Last Line: I knew a lad in my own girlhood's past - %blue eyes he had and such waving gold hair!
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


WORDS! WORDS!       
First Line: How did it happen that we quarreled?
Subject(s): Quarrels