Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, EPITAPH: FOR A LADY I KNOW, by COUNTEE CULLEN



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EPITAPH: FOR A LADY I KNOW, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: She thinks that even up in heaven
Last Line: To do celestial chores.
Subject(s): African Americans; Religion; Social Classes; Negroes; American Blacks; Theology; Caste


She thinks that even up in heaven
Her class lies late and snores,
While poor black cherubs rise at seven
To do celestial chores.





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