Poems

RB Lonetree: ‘Brown-skin Woman’ and ‘How Can I Sleep With the Full Moon So?’

Brown-skin Woman I got a brown-skin woman with ebony eyes And a big heart, fair and true She never gives me cause to cry She loves me so and I love her too We got a stretch of ground we call our own In the South-land by the sea And all we harvest is all we’ve sown And that’s enough for her and me And life passes as a dream In that south-land by the sea Me and my brown-skin woman In that south-land by the sea And I got a hound-dog big and blue And loyal as the sun…

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