A prayer to all the dead among mine own people

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A prayer to all the dead among mine own people
by Nicholas Vachel Lindsay

A PRAYER TO ALL THE DEAD AMONG
MINE OWN PEOPLE

ARE these your presences, my clan from
  Heaven?
Are these your hands upon my wounded soul?
Mine own, mine own, blood of my blood be
    with me,
Fly by my path till you have made me whole!


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The author died in 1931, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.