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Langston Hughes, "Fascination" (1924)
12022-08-04T12:26:34-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-08-04T12:26:34-04:0006/01/1924Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Her teeth are as white as the meat of an apple, Her lips are like dark ripe plums. I love her. Her hair is a midnight mass, a dusky aurora. I love her. And because her skin is the brown of an oak leaf in autumn, but a softer color, I want to kiss her.
12022-03-14T10:18:52-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Poems Published in "The Crisis" 1910-1926Amardeep Singh18The Crisis Tagtimeline2022-10-05T08:37:11-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1