Phillis Wheatley

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral


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Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American to publish a book of poetry in 1773. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at age s…

37 American Poems


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Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th - early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker's sole PD wor…

Eighteenth Century Poetry and Prose


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A collection of prose and poetry written principally in the 18th Century. These works of world literature are written in the English languag…

The Upward Path: A Reader For Colored Children


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From the preface of the book: "To the present time, there has been no collection of stories and poems by Negro writers, which colored c…

Short Poetry Collection 084


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This is an open collection of poems for the months of November and December 2009.

To S. M. A Young African Painter, On Seeing His Works


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of To S. M. A Young African Painter, On Seeing His Works. This was the Weekly Poetry project for…

Short Poetry Collection 206


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This is a collection of 80 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 153


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2016.

Short Poetry Collection 209


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This is a collection of 64 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for October 2020. October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this …

Short Poetry Collection 227


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This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for April 2022.