SHARE CROPPERS ~ LANGSTON HUGHES


Share-Croppers 

                   Just a herd of Negroes
Driven to the field,
Plowing, planting, hoeing,
To make the cotton yield. 

                   When the cotton’s picked
And the work is done
Boss man takes the money
And we get none,                  

                   Leaves us hungry, ragged
As we were before.
Year by year goes by
And we are nothing more 

                   Than a herd of Negroes
Driven to the field –
Plowing life away
To make the cotton yield. 

– Langston Hughes 

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I've always enjoyed writing and thats all I want to do... .. . I’m not sure why I stopped writing was it 9/11? .. . Eden Bray is born ugly, wet and covered in blood, mucous and bodily functions. The effluence of my short life .. . I'm a Writer and Artist since 1966, now a Blogger ~ I write lots of poems, written essays, articles, reviews, opinion + comment .. . please join the shebang but more importantly please leave me a marker with a comment for my ego and my encouragement :- thanks, edenbray
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