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19th century African-American Black History Poetry Uncategorized United States

“And What Shall You Say?” by Joseph S. Cotter, Jr.


“Lord, I do not hate,
I am hated.
I scourge no one,
I am scourged…”


And What Shall You Say?
Joseph S. Cotter, Jr.

Brother, come!
And let us go unto our God.
And when we stand before Him
I shall say —
“Lord, I do not hate,
I am hated.
I scourge no one,
I am scourged.
I covet no lands,
My lands are coveted.
I mock no peoples,
My people are mocked.”
And, brother, what shall you say?

By TDarris

Thinker. Reader. Writer--- of, and about, a plethora of things.

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