Lyrics of the Hearthside

by Paul Laurence Dunbar


Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1913
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Dunbar, P.L. (1913). The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar. New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 6.5
  • Word Count: 40
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Keywords: heaven, hell, pray, soul
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There is a heaven, for ever, day by day,
The upward longing of my soul doth tell me so.
There is a hell, I ‘m quite as sure; for pray,
If there were not, where would my neighbours go?