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James Weldon Johnson, ed. (1871–1938).  The Book of American Negro Poetry.  1922.
 
My Little Dreams
 
Georgia Douglas Johnson
 
 
I’M folding up my little dreams
Within my heart to-night,
And praying I may soon forget
The torture of their sight.
 
For Time’s deft fingers scroll my brow        5
With fell relentless art—
I’m folding up my little dreams
To-night, within my heart!
 

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