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Langston Hughes, "Prayer" (1927)
12022-12-15T09:18:09-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-12-15T09:18:09-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1I ask you this: Which way to go? I ask you this: Which sin to bear? Which crown to put Upon my hair? I do not know, Lord God, I do not know.