Sometimes upon finding a new hero I realize they are not new to me, they’ve just been waiting for the right moment to be rediscovered. I am feeling this way about Paul Laurence Dunbar.

This week is a tribute to his voice, its resonance through time, and into my life.

The following is from The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar which can be found at Elizabeth’s of Akron on via the following:

I chose to take a photo of the page instead of transposing. There is gravity in the particular typeface and arrangement.

Paul Laurence Dunbar page [71] which is prime

Also this:

Life is the night with its dream visions teeming

from ‘Over the Hills’ by Paul Laurence Dunbar

And this:


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