Howdy, Honey, Howdy

Paul Laurence Dunbar 1872 (Dayton) – 1906

DO' a-stan'in' on a jar, fiah a-shinin'
  thoo,
Ol' folks drowsin' 'roun' de place,
  wide awake is Lou,
W'en I tap, she answah, an' I see
  huh 'mence to grin,
"Howdy, honey, howdy, won't you
  step right in?"

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Paul Laurence Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar was a seminal American poet of the late 19th and early 20th centuries Dunbar gained national recognition for his 1896 Lyrics of a Lowly Life one poem in the collection being Ode to Ethiopia more…

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