Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Baltimore, Maryland
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Baltimore, Maryland
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Do Not Cheer, Men Are Dying, Said Capt. Phillips

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Do not cheer, for men are dying
From their distant homes in pain;
And the restless sea is darkened
By a flood of crimson rain.

Do not cheer, for anxious mothers
Wait and watch in lonely dread;
Vainly waiting for the footsteps
Never more their paths to tread.
Do not cheer, while little children
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