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The Potent Hour
12018-10-20T10:32:35-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e11042Poem by Georgia Douglas Johnson (Published in The Crisis, August 1919)plain2018-10-20T10:32:57-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1
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12018-10-20T10:31:25-04:00The Potent Hour (Potency)2Poem by Georgia Douglas Johnson (Published in The Crisis, August 1919)plain2018-10-20T10:35:57-04:00 [Published as "Potency" in The Crisis. August 1919. Also included in Addie Hinton and Kathryn Johnson's Two Colored Women With the American Expeditionary Forces ]
The hour is big with sooth and sign, with errant men at war. While blood of alien, friend and foe, imbues the land afar, And we with sable faces pent, move with the vanguard line, Shod with a faith that springtime keeps and all the stars opine.