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To a Little Lover-Lass, Dead by Langston Hughes
12022-01-05T15:05:01-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131plain2022-01-05T15:05:01-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1She Who searched for lovers In the night Has gone the quiet way Into the still, Dark land of death Beyond the rim of day.
Now like a little lonely waif She walks An endless street And gives her kiss to nothingness. Would God his lips were sweet!