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12017-06-06T11:55:53-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e11041Poem by Georgia Douglas Johnson. From "Bronze"plain2017-06-06T11:55:53-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1
There’s music in the measured tread
Of those returning from the dead
Like scattered flowers from a plain
So lately crimson, with the slain.
No more the sound of shuffled feet
Shall mark the poltroon on the street,
Nor shifting, sodden, downcast eye
Reveal the man afraid to die.
They shall have paid full, utterly
The price of peace across the sea,
When, with uplifted glance, they come
To claim a kindly welcome home.
Nor shall the old-time daedal sting
Of prejudice, their manhood wing.
Nor heights, nor depths, nor living streams
Stand in the pathway of their dreams!
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12017-05-24T11:30:29-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1"Bronze" by Georgia Douglas Johnson (1922)Amardeep Singh17Digital Edition of Georgia Douglas Johnson's 1922 Collection of Poetryplain2022-11-29T13:38:02-05:0001/01/192238.9143207,-77.036494941.2843306,-82.23383433.7499079,-84.4132416Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1