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Caprice by Countee Cullen
12022-01-08T09:23:52-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-01-08T09:23:52-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1I'll tell him, when he comes," she said, "Body and baggage, to go, Though the night be darker than my hair, And the ground be hard with snow.” But when he came with his gay black head Thrown back, and his lips apart, She flipped a light hair from his coat, And sobbed against his heart.
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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