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Helene Johnson, "Night" (1926)
12022-07-15T10:09:45-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-07-15T10:09:45-04:0006/01/1926Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1The moon flung down the bower of her hair, A sacred cloister while she knelt at prayer. She crossed pale bosom, breathed a sad amen-- Then bound her hair about her head again.
Published in Opportunity, January 1926
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