08/02/13 A Poem A Day writing prompt (Langston Hughes Week)

zamantungwa | February 8th, 2013 | a poem a day challenge | No Comments

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today’s writing prompt is:

Between tears and crying

from Border Line by Langston Hughes

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Border Line by Langston Hughes

I used to wonder
About living and dying-
I think the difference lies
Between tears and crying.

I used to wonder
About here and there-
I think the distance
Is nowhere.

(source: Selected Poems by Langston Hughes)

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