Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Brass Spittoons - Poem by Langston Hughes

Clean the spittoons, boy.
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  • Tom Allport (12/24/2016 11:45:00 AM)

    tom allport
    because of spittoons some of us live to day, so hold your heads high....... we deserve it (Report) Reply

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  • Margaret O Driscoll (2/9/2016 5:33:00 PM)

    I get from this piece that no matter how lowly the task is the worker takes pride in doing the job well (Report) Reply

  • 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?
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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (11/18/2014 1:07:00 AM)

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

  • (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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