Quotation by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Slight was the thing I bought,
Small was the debt I thought,
Poor was the loan at best—
God! but the interest!
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906), U.S. poet. The Debt (l. 9–12). . .

American Negro Poetry. Arna Bontemps, ed. (Rev. ed., 1974) Hill and Wang.
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