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Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Poems of Langston Hughes

61. Oppression 1/3/2003
62. Peace 3/27/2010
63. Personal 3/27/2010
64. Pierrot 3/27/2010
65. Po' Boy Blues 1/3/2003
66. Prize Fighter 3/27/2010
67. Problems 1/3/2003
68. Question [1] 3/27/2010
69. Quiet Girl 1/3/2003
70. Sea Calm 1/3/2003
71. Sick Room 3/27/2010
72. Silence 3/27/2010
73. Snake 3/27/2010
74. Songs 3/27/2010
75. Still Here 1/3/2003
76. Suicide's Note 9/12/2003
77. Sylvester’s Dying Bed 3/27/2010
78. The Ballad Of The Landlord 3/29/2010
79. The Blues 1/13/2003
80. The Dream Keeper 1/3/2003

Life Is Fine

I went down to the river,
I set down on the bank.
I tried to think but couldn't,
So I jumped in and sank.

I came up once and hollered!
I came up twice and cried!
If that water hadn't a-been so cold
I might've sunk and died.

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