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Sacrament by Countee Cullen
12022-01-08T09:24:28-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-01-08T09:24:28-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1She gave her body for my meat, Her soul to be my wine, And prayed that I be made complete In sunlight and starshine.
With such abandoned grace she gave Of all that passion taught her, She never knew her tidal wave Cast bread on stagnant water.
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12022-01-08T09:46:54-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Countee Cullen, "Color" (full text) (1925)Amardeep Singh8Full text of book of poetry published by Countee Cullen, 1925plain2022-08-03T16:23:59-04:0001/01/1925Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1