Poems in their original order

Original Table of Contents

Introduction

Author’s Word

The Easter Flower

To One Coming North

America

Alfonso, Dressing to Wait at Table

The Tropics in New York

Flame Heart

Home Thoughts

On Broadway

The Barrier

Adolescence

Homing Swallows

The City’s Love

North and South

Wild May

The Plateau

After the Winter

The Wild Goat

Harlem Shadows

The White City

The Spanish Needle

My Mother

In Bondage

December, 1919

Heritage

When I Have Passed Away

Enslaved

I Shall Return

Morning Joy

Africa

On a Primitive Canoe

Winter in the Country

To Winter

Spring in New Hampshire

On the Road

The Harlem Dancer

Dawn in New York

The Tired Worker

Outcast

I Know My Soul

Birds of Prey

The Castaways

Exhortation: Summer, 1919

The Lynching

Baptism

If We Must Die

Subway Wind

The Night Fire

Poetry

To a Poet

A Prayer

When Dawn Comes to the City

O Word I Love to Sing

Absence

Summer Morn in New Hampshire

Rest in Peace

A Red Flower

Courage

To O. E. A.

Romance

Flower of Love

The Snow Fairy

La Paloma in London

A Memory of June

Flirtation

Tormented

Polarity

One Year After

French Leave

Jasmines

Commemoration

Memorial

Thirst

Futility

Through Agony

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