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Langston Hughes, "Water-Front Streets" (1926)
12022-01-06T10:17:47-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12133plain2024-01-26T17:04:58-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1The spring is not so beautiful there,-- But dream ships sail away To where the spring is wondrous rare And life is gay.
The spring is not so beautiful there,-- But lads put out to sea Who carry beauties in their hearts And dreams, like me.
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