Paul Laurence Dunbar

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Lyrics of the Hearthside (1899)

Lyrics of the Hearthside

First published by Dodd, Mead and Company

Copyright 1899

Contents

Love's Apotheosis
The Paradox
Over The Hills
With The Lark
In Summer
The Mystic Sea
A Sailor's Song
The Bohemian
Absence
Her Thought and His
The Right To Die
Behind The Arras
When The Old Man Smokes
The Garret
To E. H. K.
A Bridal Measure
Vengeance Is Sweet
A Hymn
Just Whistle A Bit
The Barrier
Dreams
The Dreamer
Waiting
The End Of The Chapter
Sympathy
Love And Grief
Mortality
Love
She Gave Me A Rose
Dream Song I
Dream Song II
Christmas In The Heart
The King Is Dead
Theology
Resignation
Love's Humility
Precedent
She Told Her Beads
Little Lucy Landman
The Gourd
The Knight
Thou Art My Lute
The Phantom Kiss
Communion
Mare Rubrum
In An English Garden
The Crisis
The Conquerors
Alexander Crummell-Dead
When All Is Done
The Poet And The Baby
Distinction
The Sum
Sonnet
On The Sea Wall
To A Lady Playing The Harp
Confessional
Misapprehension
Prometheus
Love's Phases
For The Man Who Fails
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Vagrants
A Winter's Day
My Little March Girl
Remembered
Love Despoiled
The Lapse
The Warrior's Prayer
Farewell To Arcady
The Voice Of The Banjo
The Stirrup Cup
A Choice
Then and Now
At Cheshire Cheese
My Corn-Cob Pipe
In August
The Disturber
Expectation
Lover's Lane
Protest
Hymn
Little Brown Baby
Time To Tinker 'Roun'!
The Real Question
Jilted
The News
Chrismus On The Plantation
Angelina
Foolin' Wid De Seasons
My Sort o' Man
Possum
On The Road
A Death Song
A Back-Log Song
Lullaby
The Photograph
Jealous
Parted
Temptation
Possum Trot
Dely
Breaking The Charm
Hunting Song
A Letter
Chris'mus Is a-Comin'
A Cabin Tale
At Candle Lightin' Time
Whistling Sam
How Lucy Backslid

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