Life is fine: poem of the day

LIFE IS FINE By Langston Hughes I went down to the river,I set down on the bank.I tried to think but couldn’t,So I jumped in and sank. I came up once and hollered!I came up twice and cried!If that water hadn’t a-been so coldI might’ve sunk and died. But it was Cold in that water!Continue reading “Life is fine: poem of the day”

My wage: poem of the week

MY WAGEBy Jessie B. Rittenhouse I bargained with Life for a penny,And Life would pay no more,However I begged at eveningWhen I counted my scanty store;For Life is a just employer,He gives you what you ask,But once you have set the wages,Why, you must bear the task.I worked for a menial’s hire,Only to learn, dismayed,ThatContinue reading “My wage: poem of the week”