Jean Toomer, “Reapers,” from Cane. Copyright 1923 by Boni & Liveright, renewed 1951 by Jean Toomer. Reprinted with the permission of Liveright Publishing Corporation. This selection may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publisher.
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Poet Jean Toomer 1894–1967
POET’S REGION U.S., Southern
SCHOOL / PERIOD Harlem Renaissance
Poetic Terms Couplet