Selected Poems

Source: Phyllis Wheatley, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (London, 1773), 18, 22–24; The…

On Being Brought from AFRICA to AMERICA

’Twas mercy brought me from my pagan land, Taught my benighted soul to understand That…

To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth

To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth, His Mayesty’s Principal Secretary of State for…