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Dunbar (Poem by Anne Spencer)
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12018-11-05T14:00:41-05:00Dunbar4Poem by Anne Spencer (November 1920)plain2018-11-05T14:04:21-05:0037.4009213,-79.2485457[Editor's Note: The title of this poem refers to Paul Laurence Dunbar, an important African American poet who died in 1906 at the age of 33. He was the husband of Alice Dunbar-Nelson.]
Ah, how poets sing and die! Make one song and Heaven takes it: Have one heart and beauty breaks it: Chatterton, Shelly, Keats, and I-- Ah, how poets sing and die!