Paul Laurence Dunbar wrote the poem "A Drowsy Day" in 1893. It was published in three of Dunbar's books, including Oak and Ivy and Majors and Minors, his first two volumes. It measures 7.5 by 5.5 inches (19 by 14 cm). This manuscript poem is part of a larger Paul Laurence Dunbar Collection held by the Ohio Historical Society.
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, "A Drowsy Day - Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar" (2022). Paul Laurence Dunbar Gallery. 4.
Ohio History Connection - MSS 114, Paul Laurence Dunbar Papers
Additional FilesDrowsyDay.pdf (18 kB)
Droswy Day - Transcript
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906