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July 2, 2010, 3:44 pm
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50-50

BY LANGSTON HUGHES
I’m all alone in this world, she said,   
Ain’t got nobody to share my bed,   
Ain’t got nobody to hold my hand—
The truth of the matter’s
I ain’t got no man.

Big Boy opened his mouth and said,   
Trouble with you is
You ain’t got no head!
If you had a head and used your mind   
You could have me with you
All the time.

She answered, Babe, what must I do?

He said, Share your bed—
And your money, too.