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Keyword: gwendolyn bennett
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ADVICE, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: You were a sophist
Last Line: Through the dusk softness %of my dream stuff
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


FANTASY, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: I sailed in my dreams to the land of night
Last Line: And whistled a song to the dark-haired queen
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


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


NOCTURNE, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: This cool night is strange
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


QUATRAIN: 1, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: Brushes and paints are all I have


QUATRAIN: 2, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: How strange that grass should sing
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


SECRET, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: I shall make a song like your hair
Last Line: I shelter a song for you %secretly
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


SONG, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: I am weaving a song of waters
Last Line: Sing a little faster! %sing!
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


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.


STREET LAMPS IN EARLY SPRING, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: Night wears a garment
Last Line: Move slowly with their gem-starred light
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


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


TO USWARD, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: Let us be still %as ginger jars are still
Last Line: For there is joy in long dried tears %for whetted passions of a throng
Subject(s): African Americans; African Americans - Women


YOUR SONGS, by GWENDOLYN B. BENNETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: When first you sang a song to me