Subscriber Special: Poems by Anne Spencer

A voice of the Harlem Renaissance

Anne Spencer was an influential African American poet. Her poetry contributed to the art produced by the Harlem Renaissance. Three of Spencer’s poems are below. Also below is the Anne Spencer stamp the United States Postal Service plans to release later this year as part of its Voices of the Harlem Renaissance series.

Before the Feast of Shushan

By Anne …

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