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Arna Bontemps

Arnaud "Arna" Wendell Bontemps (October 13, 1902 – June 4, 1973) was an American poet and a noted member of the Harlem Renaissance.

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    There will be better days when I am gone
    And healing pools where I cannot be healed.
    Fragrant stars will gleam forever and ever
    Above the place where I lie desolate.
    Arna Bontemps (1902–1973)

    Go through the gates with closed eyes.
    Stand erect and let your black face front the west.
    —Arna Bontemps (1902–1973)