Quotation by Arna Bontemps

There will be better days when I am gone
And healing pools where I cannot be healed.
Fragrant stars will gleam forever and ever
Above the place where I lie desolate.
Arna Bontemps (1902–1973), U.S. writer. Nocturne at Bethesda (l. 30–33). . .

Poetry of the Negro, The, 1746–1970. Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps, eds. (Rev. ed., 1970) Doubleday & Company.
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