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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)

    why
    Do our black faces search the empty sky?
    Is there something we have forgotten? some precious thing
    We have lost, wandering in strange lands?
    —Arna Bontemps (1902–1973)