Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, BLACK GIRL, by ASCLEPIADES OF SAMOS

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BLACK GIRL, by                 Poet's Biography
First Line: She's black: what then? So are dead coales, but cherish
Last Line: As spring-borne roses grow.
Alternate Author Name(s): Asklepiades Of Samos
Subject(s): Facades; Passion; Appearances

She's black: what then? so are dead coales, but cherish,
And with soft breath them below,
And you shall see them glow as bright and flourish,
As spring-borne Roses grow.

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