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Langston Hughes, "Poem" ("I am waiting for my mother...") (1924)
12022-08-04T12:35:39-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-08-04T12:35:39-04:0008/01/1924Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1I am waiting for my mother. She is Death. Say it very softly. Say it very slowly if you choose. I am waiting for my mother, Death.
Published in The Crisis, August 1924
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