Border Line

(1995)

"Border Line" is the eighth song in Ricky Ian Gordon's song cycle Genius Child.

Border Line

Border Line
by Langston Hughes


I used to wonder
About living and dying--
I think the difference lies
Between tears and crying.


I used to wonder
About here and there--
I think the distance
Is nowhere.


--The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, p. 325


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