Sleek black boys in a cabaret
Language: English 
Sleek black boys in a cabaret.
Jazz-band, jazz-band, --
Play, plAY, PLAY!
Tomorrow....who knows?
Dance today!

White girls' eyes
Call gay black boys.
Black boys' lips
Grin jungle joys.

Dark brown girls
In blond men's arms.
Jazz-band, jazz-band, --
Sing Eve's charm!

White ones, brown ones,
What do you know
About tomorrow
Where all paths go?

Jazz-boys, jazz-boys, --
Play, plAY, PLAY!
Tomorrow .... is darkness.
Joy today!

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This text was added to the website: 2008-08-27
Line count: 21
Word count: 65