© by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967)

As I grew older
Language: English 
It was a long time ago
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Confirmed with: Mein dunklen Hände. Moderne Negerlyrik in Original und Nachdichtung, herausgegeben und übertragen von Eva Hesse und Paridam von dem Knesebeck, München: Nymphenburger Verlag, 1953, pages 6 and 8.


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