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Analysis and comments on Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar

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Comment 4 of 134, added on November 11th, 2005 at 10:17 PM.

I remember that poem from grade school. But, I haven't seen or heard about
it since:

Liza, Liza Bless the Lord
Liza, Liza, bless the lord, don't you know the days are broad. If you
don't get up, you scamp, dat'll be trouble in dis here camp. Tink I'm
gonna let you sleep, while I make yo' board & keep. Dat's a pretty "how da
do'. Don't you hear me calling you? Bet if I come cross dat flo, you won't
find no time to sno'. Daylight all a shining in, while you sleep, why it's
a sin. Ain't that candlelight enough, for you to burn up all dat snuff.
And you go the morning through, burning up the daylight, too. Lize! Don't
you hear me call. No use turning to dat wall.

---Know the rest?

Comment 3 of 134, added on October 14th, 2005 at 9:43 PM.

i believe we all know why the caged bird sings, sometimes we all feel
trapped with hopes to break free

Ina from United States
Comment 2 of 134, added on July 17th, 2005 at 4:08 PM.

Where is the poem, Liza Liza bless the lord, dont you know today is the
broad. bet if I come cross that flo, you wont find any time to slo.
daylight all ah shinning in and you laying up there sleeping why its a sin.
If you dont get up you scamp you going to have trouble by this here
etc..... Please email me the URL for this one.

myron o. camps from United States
Comment 1 of 134, added on April 4th, 2005 at 6:20 AM.

excelent peice of work....

shikha tarang from India

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Poet: Paul Laurence Dunbar
Poem: Sympathy
Added: Mar 17 2005
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