Feb 4 Langston Hughes: Homecoming

In honor of Valentine’s Day, a little heartbreak.

Homecoming

by Langston Hughes

I went back in the alley
And I opened up my door.
All her clothes was gone:
She wasn’t home no more.

I pulled back the covers,
I made down the bed.
A whole lot of room.
Was the only thing I had.

In the art world one might call this a poem about negative space.

a whole lot of nothing

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About penneloppe

I like to write horror, dark fantasy and crime fiction. Sometimes, I'll write science fiction, but usually I like to write science fact. I also write screenplays and stage plays. My day job is office work. I live in Seattle and I have a cat.
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