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Langston Hughes, "Young Singer" (1923)
12022-01-05T15:03:19-05:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12133plain2022-07-11T11:48:07-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1One who sings "chansons vulgaires" In a Harlem cellar Where the jazz-band plays From dark to dawn Would not understand Should you tell her That she is like a nymph For some wild faun.
Published in The Crisis, August 1923 Also published in The Weary Blues, 1926
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