Countee Cullen (May 30, 1903 – January 9, 1946) was an American poet who was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance.
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“So in the dark we hide the heart that bleeds,
And wait, and tend our agonizing seeds.”
—Countee Cullen (19031946)
“Thine eyes shall see the light of distant skies:
Yet, Cole! thy heart shall bear to Europes strand
A living image of our own bright land,
Such as upon thy glorious canvas lies;”
—William Cullen Bryant (17941878)