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Of De Witt Williams On His Way To Lincoln Cemetery

Rating: 4.5
He was born in Alabama.
He was bred in Illinois.
He was nothing but a
Plain black boy.

Swing low swing low sweet sweet chariot.
Nothing but a plain black boy.

Drive him past the Pool Hall.
Drive him past the Show.
Blind within his casket,
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Michael Walker 02 August 2019
This elegy appeals to me so much. 'A plain black boy' on his way to the cemetery. Brilliant.
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slgoldmine 24 December 2017
gwendolyn brooks only writes bangers
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