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Disillusion by Langston Hughes
12022-01-06T10:32:27-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-01-06T10:32:27-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1I would be simple again, Simple and clean Like the earth, Like the rain, Nor ever know, Dark Harlem, The wild laughter Of your mirth Nor the salt tears Of your pain. Be kind to me, Oh, great dark city. Let me forget. I will not come To you again.
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12022-01-05T15:17:55-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1"The Weary Blues" By Langston Hughes (1926)Amardeep Singh7plain2022-01-12T10:04:29-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1