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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was an influential female African American poet. Her poetry often deals with themes of freedom, discrimination, hatred, and injustice. Her poetry remains relevant to this day, and is still widely read. - Summary by Carolin (1 hr 40 min)


My Mother's Kiss 1:28 Read by Larry Wilson
A Grain of Sand 2:13 Read by Greg Giordano
The Crocuses 1:40 Read by Larry Wilson
The Present Age 2:38 Read by Larry Wilson
Dedication Poems 2:56 Read by Michele Fry
A Double Standard 3:25 Read by AnnaLisa Bodtker
Our Hero 2:51 Read by Foon
The Dying Bondman 2:02 Read by Foon
A Little Child Shall Lead Them 2:09 Read by Foon
The Sparrow's Fall 1:44 Read by Foon
God Bless Our Native Land 0:49 Read by Caitlin S.
Dandelions 1:00 Read by Larry Wilson
The Building 0:46 Read by Larry Wilson
Home, Sweet Home 0:54 Read by Sarah Brown
The Pure in Heart Shall See God 1:49 Read by Larry Wilson
He Had Not Where to Lay His Head 1:02 Read by Larry Wilson
Go Work in My Vineyard 1:54 Read by Larry Wilson
Renewal of Strength 1:03 Read by Foon
Jamie's Puzzle 2:05 Read by Foon
Truth 2:15 Read by Foon
Death of the Old Sea King 2:43 Read by Greg Giordano
Save the Boys 2:02 Read by Nemo
Nothing and Something 2:57 Read by Nemo
Vashti 1:34 Read by Larry Wilson
Thank God for Little Children 1:50 Read by Jude
The Martyr of Alabama 5:26 Read by Greg Giordano
The Night of Death 3:49 Read by Greg Giordano
Mother's Treasures 2:13 Read by Greg Giordano
The Refiner's Gold 2:19 Read by Greg Giordano
A Story of the Rebellion 2:16 Read by Nemo
Burial of Sarah 2:31 Read by Greg Giordano
Going East 3:09 Read by Greg Giordano
The Hermit's Sacrifice 4:38 Read by Greg Giordano
Songs for the People 1:42 Read by Nemo
Let the Light Enter 1:21 Read by Sarah Brown
An Appeal to My Country Women 3:20 Read by Foon
Then and Now 6:30 Read by Foon
Maceo 3:07 Read by Larry Wilson
'Fishers of Men' 2:36 Read by Foon
The Lost Bells 3:08 Read by Foon
'Do not Cheer, Men are Dying,' Said Capt. Phillips, in the Spanish-American War 2:31 Read by Nemo
The Burdens of All 1:54 Read by Foon