Herb Martin reading the poem The Song by Paul Laurence Dunbar
My heart to thy heart,
My hand to thine;
My lips to thy lips,
Kisses are wine
Brewed for the lover in sunshine and shade,
Let me drink deep then, my African maid.
Lily to lily,
Rose unto rose;
My love to thy love
Rend not the oak and the ivy in twain,
Nor the swart maid from her swarthier swain.
Martin, Herbert Woodward, "Song" (2014). English Faculty Performances. 29.