Georgia Douglas Johnson

Georgia Douglas Johnson

Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia Douglas Johnson
Atlanta, Georgia
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Georgia Blanche Douglas Camp Johnson better known as Georgia Douglas Johnson (September 10, 1880 – May 14, 1966) was an American poet and a member of the Harlem Renaissance.

Johnson was born in Atlanta to Laura Douglas and George Camp (her mother's last name is listed in other sources as Jackson). Her mother was of African and Native American de ...
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1.
The Return
Again we meet—a flashing glance,
And then, to scabbard, goes the lance,
While thoughts troop on in cavalcade
Adown the wide aisles time has made.
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2.
Your World
Your world is as big as you make it.
I know, for I used to abide
In the narrowest nest in a corner,
My wings pressing close to my side.
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3.
I Want to Die While You Love Me
I WANT to die while you love me,
While yet you hold me fair,
While laughter lies upon my lips
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4.
Common Dust
And who shall separate the dust
What later we shall be:
Whose keen discerning eye will scan
And solve the mystery?
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5.
Foredoom
Her life was dwarfed, and wed to blight,
Her very days were shades of night,
Her every dream was born entombed,
Her soul, a bud,—that never bloomed.
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