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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
How Long, O Lord!
By Fenton Johnson
 
From “Three Negro Spirituals”

HOW long, O Lord, nobody knows!
My honey’s resting near the brook.
How long, O Lord, nobody knows!
How long, O Lord, nobody knows!
I pray she’ll rise on Judgment Day.        5
How long, O Lord, nobody knows!
 
 
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