James Weldon

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    And God stepped out on space,
    And He looked around and said,
    “I’m lonely—
    I’ll make me a world.”
    James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938)

    If the Soviet Union can give up the Brezhnev Doctrine for the Sinatra Doctrine, the United States can give up the James Monroe Doctrine for the Marilyn Monroe Doctrine: Let’s all go to bed wearing the perfume we like best.
    Carlos Fuentes (b. 1928)

    This Great God,
    Like a mammy bending over her baby,
    Kneeled down in the dust
    Toiling over a lump of clay
    Till He shaped it in His own image;
    —James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938)