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December, 1919 by Claude McKay
12022-01-19T10:00:18-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-01-19T10:00:18-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Last night I heard your voice, mother, The words you sang to me When I, a little barefoot boy, Knelt down against your knee.
And tears gushed from my heart, mother, And passed beyond its wall, But though the fountain reached my throat The drops refused to fall.
‘Tis ten years since you died, mother, Just ten dark years of pain, And oh, I only wish that I Could weep just once again.