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First Line: The very acme of my woe
Last Line: In turmoil and delight.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): African Americans - Children; Mothers

The very acme of my woe,
The pivot of my pride,
My consolation, and my hope
Deferred, but not denied.
The substance of my every dream,
The riddle of my plight,
The very world epitomized
In turmoil and delight.

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