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Paul Laurence Dunbar

(1872-1906 / Ohio / United States)

Howdy, Honey, Howdy


DO' a-stan'in' on a jar, fiah a-shinin'
thoo,
Ol' folks drowsin' 'roun' de place,
wide awake is Lou,
W'en I tap, she answah, an' I see
huh 'mence to grin,
"Howdy, honey, howdy, won't you
step right in?"

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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