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Grimke, Angelina Weld    Poet's Biography
34 poems available by this author


A MONA LISA    Poem Text    
First Line: I should like to creep
Last Line: In their depths?
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


A WINTER TWILIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: A silence slipping around like death
Last Line: One star that I loved ere the fields went brown.
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Evening; Sunset; Twilight


AT APRIL    Poem Text    
First Line: Toss your gay heads
Last Line: At our hearts?
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


AT THE SPRING DAWN       
First Line: I watched the dawn come
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


CAPRICHOSA       
First Line: Little lady coyly shy
Last Line: Darting at me mocking glances, %cruel, dainty, little lady


DAWN       
First Line: Grey trees, grey skies, and not a star
Last Line: A hermit-thrush
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


DUSK    Poem Text    
First Line: Twin stars through my purpling pane
Last Line: And the dusk.
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Dusk


EL BESO       
First Line: Twilight - and you
Last Line: And again, quiet -- the stars, %twilight -- and you
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


EPITAPH ON A LIVING WOMAN       
First Line: There were tiny flames in her eyes
Last Line: Now she is ashes


FOR THE CANDLE LIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: The sky was blue, so blue that day
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


FOR THE CANDLE LIGHT       
First Line: The sky was blue, so blue that day
Last Line: I have in a book for the candle light %a daisy dead and dry
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


FRAGMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: I am the woman with the black black skin
Last Line: I am the laughing woman who's afraid to sleep.
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Fear


GARDEN SEAT       
First Line: I stood again within the garden old
Last Line: I see with streaming tears that vainly fall, %the plain, white, stone that marks the spot she sleeps


GRASS FINGERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Touch me, touch me
Last Line: With your tiny, timorous toes.
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women; Grass; Negroes; American Blacks


GREENNESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Tell me is there anything lovelier
Last Line: Hushing the heart that beats and beats and beats?
Subject(s): Grass; Leaves


HUSHED BY THE HANDS OF SLEEP       


I WEEP    Poem Text    
First Line: I weep / not as the young do noisily
Last Line: I wept.
Subject(s): Tears


I WEEP       
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


LITTLE GREY DREAMS       
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


PARADOX    Poem Text    
First Line: When face to face we stand
Last Line: .......


ROSABEL (OF ROSALIE)    Poem Text    
First Line: Leaves that whisper whisper ever
Last Line: And for her, -- for her.
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Gays & Lesbians; Women's Rights; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men; Feminism


SURRENDER    Poem Text    
First Line: We ask for peace. We, at the bound
Last Line: We ask for peace.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


TENEBRIS    Poem Text    
First Line: There is a tree, by day
Last Line: Or is it a shadow?
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Shadows


THE BLACK FINGER    Poem Text    
First Line: I have just seen a most beautiful thing
Last Line: And why are you pointing upwards?
Subject(s): African Americans; Fingers; Nature; Negroes; American Blacks


THE EYES OF MY REGRET    Poem Text    
First Line: Always at dusk, the same tearless experience
Last Line: - the eyes of my regret.


THE PUPPET PLAYER    Poem Text    
First Line: Sometimes it seems as though some puppet player
Last Line: Twitching the strings with slow sardonic grin.
Subject(s): Puppets; Marionettes


THE WAYS O' MEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Tis queer, it is, the ways o' men
Last Line: Does it matter about the turnin's?


TO CLARISSA SCOTT DELANY       
First Line: She has not found herself a hard pillow
Last Line: She is only unseen, unseen?
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


TO KEEP THE MEMORY OF CHARLOTTE FORTEN GRIMKE - 1915       
First Line: Still are there wonders of the dark and day
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Women's Rights


UNDER THE DAYS       
First Line: The days fall upon me
Last Line: Who will ever find me %under the days?
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Women's Rights


WANT OF YOU       
First Line: A hint of gold where the moon will be
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


WHEN THE GREEN LIES OVER THE EARTH    Poem Text    
First Line: When the green lies over the earth, my dear
Last Line: Yours is the face, my dear.


WORDSWORTH    Poem Text    
First Line: Poet of the serene and thoughtful lay!
Last Line: And grateful hail fair luna's tender light.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)


YOUR HANDS    Poem Text    
First Line: I love your hands
Last Line: ............. Even if you forgot.
Subject(s): Hands