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Georgia Douglas Johnson, "My Little Dreams" (1918)
12022-12-16T09:25:34-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-12-16T09:25:34-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1I’m folding up my little dreams Within my heart tonight, And praying I may soon forget The torture of their sight.
For time’s deft fingers scroll my brow With fell relentless art— I’m folding up my little dreams Tonight, within my heart.
Published in The Heart of a Woman and Other Poems, 1918 Also published in Caroling Dusk 1927