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Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Ardella


I would liken you
To a night without stars
Were it not for your eyes.
I would liken you
To a sleep without dreams
Were it not for your songs.

Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

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