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The White Ones by Langston Hughes
12022-01-06T10:33:04-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12132plain2022-01-14T09:41:00-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1I do not hate you, For your faces are beautiful, too. I do not hate you, Your faces are whirling lights of loveliness and splendor, too. Yet why do you torture me, O, white strong ones, Why do you torture me?