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Edward S. Silvera, "White Vanity" (1926)
12022-08-16T10:13:57-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-08-16T10:13:57-04:0007/01/1926Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1The moon is laughing at the sky; The pale white moon derides the black-faced sky: You should not be so bold, vain moon, Your song would be a listless tune Did not its strains come echoing back From off the sky so dark, so black.
Published in The Messenger, July 1926
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