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51 BLOOD-RHYTHM Karl W. Carter, Jr Sing to me this song of long ago The cry of the old songs into the midnight air The tap of brown feet on brown earth The beat of the drum by calloused hands Move- heart to heat Sing-voice to voice A blues rift sung off key in Ga Now there are no words for death’s white bird Or sorrow’s long whip of tears No words for the rhythmic verse rising into the night No words for the pain long as a prisoner’s chain No words for love=s seaward grave Or hope’s watery tomb Just a blood song written in Bondage’s verse On the red clay of the earth ...

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ISBN
9780797496989
Related ISBN
9780797486164
MARC Record
OCLC
1056749179
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-14
Language
English
Open Access
No
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