Quotation by Countee Cullen

So in the dark we hide the heart that bleeds,
And wait, and tend our agonizing seeds.
Countee Cullen (1903–1946), U.S. poet. From the Dark Tower (l. 13–14). . .

My Soul's High Song; the Collected Writings of Countee Cullen, Voice of the Harlem Renaissance. É Gerald Early, ed. (1991) Doubleday.
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