One of colonial America's most renowned poets sent a poem to General George Washington in 1775. Invoking the goddess of their fledgling nation to support the general's cause, the poems celebrated the revolution that was just beginning. But no aloof aristocratic admirer composed this tribute to liberty. A young Black woman who was enslaved wrote it.
Assign a job or role to someone.
Complimente; Spoken well of.
Free from guilt or sin.
A short poetical composition to be set to music or sung.
Cold and distant.
One who expresses admiration.
Knowledgeable or skilled.
A melancholic poem.
Famous or well-known.
A member of the Christian clergy.
An acknowledgement of gratitude or respect.
A source of inspiration.
Related to paradise.
To merit or be worthy of.
Totally in love.
Status of possessing a thing or an office.