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Effie Lee Newsome

  • The little birches haunt the hills / In silent, silver masses, / Their violet velvet shadow robes / Beside them on the grasses.

    • Effie Lee Newsome,
    • "Little Birches," in Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps, eds., The Poetry of the Negro 1746-1949 ()

Effie Lee Newsome, U.S. children's writer, librarian

(1885 - 1979)