Paul Laurence Dunbar

 A Choice – Paul Laurence Dunbar

 A Choice – Paul Laurence Dunbar

They please me not– these solemn songs That hint of sermons covered up. ‘T is true the world should heed its wrongs, But in a poem let me sup, Not simples brewed to cure or ease Humanity’s confessed disease, But the spirit-wine of a singing line, Or a dew-drop in a honey cup! ~ A C... »