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Georgia Douglas Johnson, "Little Son" (1922)
12022-12-16T09:15:16-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-12-16T09:15:16-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1The very acme of my woe, The pivot of my pride, My consolation, and my hope Deferred, but not denied. The substance of my every dream, The riddle of my plight, The very world epitomized In turmoil and delight.
Published in Bronze, 1922 Also published in Caroling Dusk, 1927