God of our weary years.

Ayanna Gilmore

Speaker is a former slave talking to other former slaves. Line 11-21.

Subjects addressed was Victory & Freedom. Lines 10 and 31-33.

Theme :Line 7 -Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us.


Line 7 - Faith

Sensory Details

Stony the road we trod.


We have come over a way that with tears has been watered.

Figurative Language

Line 6 & 5

High as the listening skies.

Let it resound loud as the rolling sea.


Line 12- Chastening-

to inflict suffering upon for purposes of moral improvement.


Tears, Feet, and Weary

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