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First Line: Yes, girl. He was fine. All night he'd groan I love you
Last Line: He's not worth it. Girl, that nigger broke my heart
Alternate Author Name(s): Waniek, Marilyn Nelson
Subject(s): African Americans; Love Unrequited; Deception; Grief

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