Watch and Pray
Language: English 
Mama, is Massa goin' to sell us tomorrow?
Yes, Yes, Yes.
Oh watch and pray.
Is he a-goin' to sell us down to Georgia?
Yes, yes, yes.
Oh! down to Georgia,
Watch and pray. Oh mama
Don't you grieve after me.
Oh, watch and pray.


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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 9
Word count: 45