Title

The Poet

Document Type

Multimedia

Streaming Media

Description

Herb Martin reading the poem The Poet by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Text

He sang of life, serenely sweet,
With, now and then, a deeper note.
From some high peak, nigh yet remote,
He voiced the world's absorbing beat.

He sang of love when earth was young,
And Love, itself, was in his lays.
But, ah, the world, it turned to praise
A jingle in a broken tongue.


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