Tuesday, November 4, 2008

A poem for America today


It is a good morning. Here is a poem by Langston Hughes to celebrate the tomorrow that has now arrived.



I, too, sing America

I am the darker brother.
They send me to eat in the kitchen
When company comes,
But I laugh,
And eat well,
And grow strong.

Tomorrow,
I'll be at the table
When company comes.
Nobody'll dare
Say to me,
"Eat in the kitchen,"
Then.

Besides,
They'll see how beautiful I am
And be ashamed--

I, too, am America.


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3 comments:

LENORENEVERMORE said...

Great words...
YES we can!!!

angela said...

Excellent!

La Belette Rouge said...

Beautiful. And, a beautiful outcome!!

 
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