poet Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

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Morning After

I was so sick last night I
Didn’t hardly know my mind.
So sick last night I
Didn’t know my mind.
I drunk some bad licker that
Almost made me blind.


Had a dream last night I
Thought I was in hell.
I drempt last night I
Thought I was in hell.
Woke up and looked around me—
Babe, your mouth was open like a well.


I said, Baby! Baby!
Please don’t snore so loud.
Baby! Please!
Please don’t snore so loud.
You jest a little bit o’ woman but you
Sound like a great big crowd.

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (9/9/2020 1:56:00 PM)

    Had a dream last night I
    Thought I was in.
    I drempt last night I
    Thought I was in.
    Babe your mouth was open like a well. tony

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  • Krayon (4/4/2018 9:48:00 AM)

    This line is wrong, It's LIQUOR not LICKER.

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  • Kanyon Harris (4/4/2018 9:48:00 AM)

    This Line Is Wrong It's, liquor not Licker

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  • Susan WilliamsSusan Williams (7/14/2016 1:37:00 PM)

    It has humor, it has a dark honesty, it is a life style that no one would want

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