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Advice to Youth (for Guillaume) by Countee Cullen
12022-01-08T09:23:15-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-01-08T09:23:15-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Since little time is granted here For pride in pain or play, Since blood soon cools before that Fear That makes our prowess clay, If lips to kiss are freely met, Lad, be not proud nor shy; There are no lips where men forget, And undesiring lie.
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12022-01-08T09:46:54-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Countee Cullen, "Color" (full text) (1925)Amardeep Singh8Full text of book of poetry published by Countee Cullen, 1925plain2022-08-03T16:23:59-04:0001/01/1925Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1