Daily Archives: June 30, 2016

Trumpet Player – Langston Hughes

The NegroWith the trumpet at his lips Has dark moons of weariness Beneath his eyes where the smoldering memory of slave ships Blazed to the crack of whips about thighs The negro with the trumpet at his lips has a … Continue reading

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Walkers With The Dawn – Langston Hughes 

Being walkers with the dawn and morning, Walkers with the sun and morning, We are not afraid of night, Nor days of gloom, Nor darkness– Being walkers with the sun and morning. 

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Warning – Langston Hughes

Negroes,Sweet and docile, Meek, humble and kind: Beware the day They change their mind! Wind In the cotton fields, Gentle Breeze: Beware the hour It uproots trees! 

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