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Georgia Douglas Johnson, "Friendship" (1925)
12022-08-16T08:58:45-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-08-16T08:58:45-04:0006/01/1925Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Last night you lost the rarest thing Life ever gave to you. It was a friendship that was deep, Unvarying and true.
I'm sorry that you have it not Because you need it so; When one has killed the flower's root How can it ever grow?
Published in The Messenger, June 1925
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