Washerwoman

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Cornhuskers by Carl Sandburg
Washerwoman
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WASHERWOMAN

The washerwoman is a member of the Salvation Army.

And over the tub of suds rubbing underwear clean

She sings that Jesus will wash her sins away

And the red wrongs she has done God and man

Shall be white as driven snow.

Rubbing underwear she sings of the Last Great Washday.