Bethany Williams

Rookie - 284 Points (10-11-1992)

I, Too, Sing America. - Poem by Bethany Williams

I am the darker brother.
They send me to eat in the kitchen
When company comes,
But I laugh,
And I eat well,
And grow strong.

Tommorrow,
I'll be at the table
When company comes.
Nobody, ll dare
Say to me,
'Eat in the kitchen, '
Then.

Besides,
They'll see how beautiful I am
And be ashamed

I, too, am America.

-Langston Hughes,1925

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 5, 2009



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