Language: English 
I want to be simple again
Like the earth, like the rain, simple and clean
Oh, had I never known you, Harlem.
The wild laughter of your desire
The salty tears of your misery,
Be good to me, you big, black city,
Let me forget,
I don't want to go back.


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Researcher for this text: Anne Ozorio

This text was added to the website: 2009-10-13
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