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Yetta Kay Stoddard, "For a Rose" (1922)
12022-06-14T07:34:53-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-06-14T07:34:53-04:0011/01/1922Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Rose of the dusk, my musk rose, Perfumed bloom of fire and dream and dew, Singing, I'm bringing the quietude of night to you.
God's hand and my hand Enfold you and hold you close. Repose In His care and my prayer. Fair, you understand?
Published in The Crisis, November 1922
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