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An Explanation Post by :chrisknight Category :Poems Author :James Weldon Johnson Date :October 2011 Read :3456

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An Explanation

Look heah! 'Splain to me de reason
Why you said to Squire Lee,
Der wuz twelve ole chicken thieves
In dis heah town, includin' me.
Ef he tole you dat, my brudder,
He said sump'n dat warn't true;
W'at I said wuz dis, dat der wuz
Twelve, widout includin' you.

Oh!...!--

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James Weldon Johnson's poem: Explanation

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