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Georgia Douglas Johnson, "What Need Have I For Memory?" (1918)
12022-12-16T09:26:29-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-12-16T09:26:29-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1What need have I for memory, When not a single flower Has bloomed within life's desert For me, one little hour.
What need have I for memory Whose burning eyes have met The corse of unborn happiness Winding the trail regret?
Published in The Heart of a Woman and Other Poems, 1918 Also published in Caroling Dusk, 1927