James Weldon Johnson, “Sonnet” from James Weldon Johnson: Complete Poems, edited by Sondra Kathryn Wilson. Copyright © 2000 by Sondra Kathryn
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Poet James Weldon Johnson 1871–1938
POET’S REGION U.S., Southern
SCHOOL / PERIOD Harlem Renaissance
Subjects Social Commentaries
Poetic Terms Sonnet