Sunday, 10 May 2015

The Sunday Posts 2013/Minstrel man



Because my mouth
Is wide with laughter
And my throat
Is deep with song,
You do not think
I suffer after
I have held my pain
So long?

Because my mouth
Is wide with laughter,
You do not hear
My inner cry?
Because my feet
Are gay with dancing,
You do not know
I die?      

Langston Hughes
Photo by Alistair.

1 comment:

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
That's quite the outfit yon fellow's adorned in... ideal words for it! YAM xx

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