Thao9393
Joined: May 2018

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Submitted Poems 11 total

I, Too

I, too, sing America.

I am the darker brother.
They send me to eat in the kitchen
When company comes,
But I laugh,
And eat well,
And grow strong.

by Langston Hughes

added by Thao9393
3 years ago

Distress Sale

Early one Sunday morning everything outside -
the child's canopy bed and vanity table,
the sofa, end tables and lamps, boxes
of assorted books and records. We carried out
kitchen items, a clock radio, hanging
clothes, a big easy chair
with them fr...

by Raymond Carver

added by Thao9393
3 years ago

For Selma

In places like
Selma, Alabama,
Kids say,
  In places like
  Chicago and New York...
In places like
Chicago and New York
Kids say,
  In places like
  London and Paris...
In places like
London and Paris
Kids say,
  In places like
  Chi...

by Langston Hughes

added by Thao9393
3 years ago

You

Your Eyes

Your Eyes
Mystic pools
Of beauteous light.
Golden brown
In color
Deep,
Yet, amber clear.
Unshadowed
By a frown,
Fathomless,
Whereign
My senses
Drown.
Your Eyes.

Your Lips

by Rudolph Valentino

added by Thao9393
3 years ago

Dream Boogie

Good morning, daddy!
Ain't you heard
The boogie-woogie rumble
Of a dream deferred?

Listen closely:
You'll hear their feet
Beating out and beating out a —

You think
It's a happy beat?

by Langston Hughes

added by Thao9393
3 years ago

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