Countee Cullen

A Brown Girl Dead – Countee Cullen

A Brown Girl Dead – Countee Cullen

With two white roses on her breasts, White candles at head and feet, Dark Madonna of the grave she rests; Lord Death has found her sweet. Her mother pawned her wedding ring To lay her out in white; She’d be so proud she’d dance and sing to see herself tonight. ~ A Brown Girl Dead –... »