Sterling A. Brown

Poems of Sterling A. Brown

1. Old Lem 1/20/2003
2. Riverbank Blues 1/20/2003
3. Slim Greer in Hell 1/20/2003
4. Southern Road 1/20/2003

Old Lem

I talked to old Lem
and old Lem said:
"They weigh the cotton
They store the corn
We only good enough
To work the rows;
They run the commissary
They keep the books
We gotta be grateful

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