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When I Rise Up
12017-06-06T11:50:52-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e11041Poem by Georgia Douglas Johnson. From "Bronze"plain2017-06-06T11:50:52-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1
When I rise above the earth,
And look down on the things that fetter me,
I beat my wings upon the air.
Or tranquil lie,
Surge after surge of potent strength
Like incense comes to me
When I rise up above the earth
And look down upon the things that fetter me.
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