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Her Blanket

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Her Blanket
From the Navajo Indian Music

By Thurlow Lieurance

Philadelphia (1712 Chestnut Str.): Theodore Fresser Co. (1913)

Some of these resources may contain offen sive language or negative stereotypes. Such materials should be seen in the context of the time period and as a reflection of attitudes of the time. The items are part of the historical record, and do not represent the views of the library or the institution.


Tears for my heart?
Prayers for my soul?
My tears are old,
My prayers for naught.
My fate I weave with shuttle old
Here to remain,
Fore’er and e’er.
My life is written, scarlet and black
Here to remain,
Fore’er and e’er,
My love has flown
My tears are old
The land of ghosts,
Calls for my soul.



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