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A Bouquet

Edward Smyth Jones 1881 (Natchez, Mississippi) – 1968 (Chicago)



A blossom pink, a blossom blue,
Make all there is in love so true.
'Tis fit, methinks, my heart to move,
To give it thee, sweet girl, I love!
Now, take it, dear, this morn and wear
A wreath of beauty in thy hair;
Think on it, when from bliss we part -
The emblem of my wooing heart!
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Edward Smyth Jones

Edward Smyth Jones (March 1881 – 28 September 1968) was an African-American poet.  more…

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