Treasure Island

Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Negro Dancers


'Me an' ma baby's
Got two mo' ways,
Two mo' ways to do de Charleston!'
Da, da,
Da, da, da!
Two mo' ways to do de Charleston!'
Soft light on the tables,
Music gay,
Brown-skin steppers
In a cabaret.
White folks, laugh!
White folks, pray!
'Me an' ma baby's
Got two mo' ways,
Two mo' ways to do de
Charleston!'

Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

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