Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Brass Spittoons


Clean the spittoons, boy.
Detroit,
Chicago,
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Comments about this poem (Brass Spittoons by Langston Hughes )

  • Gold Star - 11,729 Points Kim Barney (11/18/2014 2:33:00 AM)

    Once again Poem Hunter has used the previous year's poem of the day on November 18 as this year's poem of the day on November 18.
    Why can't they actually read and choose some of the newer poems? (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (11/18/2014 1:07:00 AM)

    I just love Langston Hughes - my favourite (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 145 Points Claude H Oliver Ii (11/18/2013 1:20:00 PM)

    Life at society's bottom rung - cleaning the residue of those more fortunate. One man's garbage can be another one's gold or certainly his livelihood. (Report) Reply

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