|Love this picture of Langston!|
Today, February 1st, is the first day of Black History Month, and It's Langston Hughes' Birthday!
"Cross" by Langston Hughes
My old man's a white old man
And my old mother's black.
If ever I cursed my white old man
I take my curses back.
If ever I cursed my black old mother
And wished she were in hell,
I'm sorry for that evil wish
And now I wish her well
My old man died in a fine big house.
My ma died in a shack.
I wonder where I'm going to die,
Being neither white nor black?
Two Reasons To Smile Today.....