poet Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

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Negro Dancers

'Me an' ma baby's
Got two mo' ways,
Two mo' ways to do de Charleston!'
Da, da,
Da, da, da!
Two mo' ways to do de Charleston!'
Soft light on the tables,
Music gay,
Brown-skin steppers
In a cabaret.
White folks, laugh!
White folks, pray!
'Me an' ma baby's
Got two mo' ways,
Two mo' ways to do de
Charleston!'

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

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Comments about Negro Dancers by Langston Hughes

  • fruity guy (2/28/2018 12:12:00 PM)

    look at my dab bro its pretty fire

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  • Tom Allport (12/26/2016 9:59:00 AM)

    sounds like good fun, who cares about jokers the laugh is on them?

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  • Seamus O BrianSeamus O Brian (9/23/2016 9:01:00 AM)

    I can hear the music, feel the energy. Another time, another world.

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (5/7/2016 4:15:00 AM)

    Through this small poem, the poet succinctly brings to fore the presence of racism in the attitude of whites against the blacks. This mind-set needs to be thrown out of the civilized world.

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