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Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Poems of Langston Hughes

81. The Negro Mother 1/3/2003
82. The Negro Speaks Of Rivers 1/13/2003
83. The Weary Blues 1/3/2003
84. Theme for English B 1/3/2003
85. To Artina 9/12/2003
86. To Certain 3/27/2010
87. Trumpet Player 3/27/2010
88. Wake 1/3/2003
89. Walkers with the Dawn 1/3/2003
90. Wealth 3/27/2010
91. When Sue Wears Red 3/27/2010
92. Will V-Day Be Me-Day Too? 1/20/2003
93. Wisdom and War 3/27/2010

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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