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Quotation by Georgia Douglas Johnson
The heart of a woman falls back with the night,
And enters some alien cage in its plight,
And tries to forget it has dreamed of the stars,
While it breaks, breaks, breaks on the sheltering bars.
Georgia Douglas Johnson (1886–1966), U.S. poet. The Heart of a Woman (l. 5–8). . .
Poetry of the Negro, The, 1746–1970. Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps, eds. (Rev. ed., 1970) Doubleday & Company.
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