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Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr.
(1895-1919) born on
US poet. He demonstrated enormous promise as a young poet before his death, from tuberculosis, at the age of twenty-four.
         
   
F
Let lessons of stern yesterdays . . . be your food, your drink, your rest.

R
Train your head and hands to do, your head and heart to dare.
A
O God, give me words to make my dream-children live.
N
I am so tired and weary,
So tired of endless fight,
So weary of waiting the dawn
And finding endless night.
K
The flowers take the tears
of the weeping night
And give them to the sun
for the day's delight.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Negro Tales," 1912.
R: "Links of Friendship," 1898.
A: "A Prayer."
N: "Supplication."
K: c. 1900; in "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
   


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