Countee Cullen

(30 May 1903 – 9 January 1946 / New York)

For A Lady I Know - Poem by Countee Cullen

She even thinks that up in heaven
Her class lies late and snores

While poor black cherubs rise at seven
To do celestial chores.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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