For My People (by Margaret Walker ‘1915-1998’)

For my people everywhere singing their slave songs     repeatedly: their dirges and their ditties and their blues     and jubilees, praying their prayers nightly to an     unknown god, bending their knees humbly to an     unseen power; For my people lending their strength to the years, to the    gone years and the now years and the maybe... Continue Reading →

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