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Quotation by Vachel Lindsay
Coal-black maidens with pearls in their hair,
Knee skirts trimmed with the jassamine sweet,
And bells on their ankles and little black feet.
Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931), U.S. poet. The Congo (l. 84–86). . .
Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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