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To the Dark Mercedes of 'El Palacio de Amor' by Langston Hughes
12022-01-06T10:28:11-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12132plain2022-01-14T09:36:53-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Mercedes is a jungle-lily in a death house. Mercedes is a doomed star. Mercedes is a charnel rose. Go where gold Will fall at the feet of your beauty, Mercedes. Go where they will pay you well For your loveliness.
12022-01-08T12:15:41-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Travel, Migration, and Great Migration poetryAmardeep Singh3Travel, Migration, and Great Migration Tagplain2023-06-01T16:00:00-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1