Sunday Poem ~

October 9, 2016

Before a Painting

James Weldon Johnson

About This Poem

“Before a Painting” was published in Fifty Years & Other Poems (The Cornhill Company, 1917).

James Weldon Johnson was born on June 17, 1871, in Jacksonville, Florida. His collections of poetry include God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse (Viking Press, 1927) and Saint Peter Relates an Incident of the Resurrection Day (Viking Press, 1930). He died on June 26, 1938.

more-at-poets

Enjoy on this rainy, stay inside snuggled underneath a blanket, beside a pet – a special someone – and reading a good book 🙂

 

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by te way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

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