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On Being Brought from Africa to America
On Being Brought from Africa to America
by Phillis Wheatley

On Being Brought from Africa to America Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?

G

Not only was this poem written in the late 1700s, when super-sexy poetry wouldn't fly with editors or the public, but the author of this poem is a converted Christian and the title of her first collection of poems is Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. So, we're gonna give this poem a G rating, because there's nothing but God, mercy, and racial equality being spoken about here. And angels on a train in heaven. It's poetry fun for the whole family!

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