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Somebody said that it couldn't be done,
But he with a chuckle replied
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When my lover came to bed,
the knot came untied
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People in Stamps used to say that the whites in our town were so prejudiced that a Negro couldn't buy vanilla ice cream. Except on ...
During those years in Stamps, I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare. He was my first white love.... it was Shakespeare w ...
A complacent old Don of Divinity
Used to boast of his daughter's virginity:
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What could I do? I couldn't paint, I couldn't write poetry. What could I do to make him sit up?
Being constantly with children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldn't bear to throw them ...
What passes for identity in America is a series of myths about one's heroic ancestors. It's astounding to me, for example, that so ...
It was a heavy burden on the conscience to know that while you sat in Music 101, some contemporary--as "worthy" of a college educa ...
Fanny came in a couple of times. Bony old ghost of a whore. Couldn't do much, but I suppose better than a kick in the crutch.
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