Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Sick Room - Poem by Langston Hughes

How quiet
It is in this sick room
Where on the bed
A silent woman lies between two lovers-
Life and Death,
And all three covered with a sheet of pain.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010



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