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Beauty that Is Never Old

When buffeted and beaten by life's storms,

When by the bitter cares of life oppressed,

I want no surer haven than your arms,

I want no sweeter heaven than your breast.

When over my life's way there falls the

Of sunless days, and nights of starless skies;

Enough for me, the calm and steadfast

That softly shines within your loving eyes.

The world, for me, and all the world can

Is circled by your arms; for me there lies,

Within the lights and shadows of your eyes,

The only beauty that is never old.


James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson (June 17, 1871 – June 26, 1938) was an American writer and civil rights activist. He was married to civil rights activist G…

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