Late Last Night

(1997)

"Late Last Night" is a song by Ricky Ian Gordon setting a poem by Langston Hughes. The song is part of Ricky Ian Gordon's collection Only Heaven, which sets seventeen poems of Langston Hughes.

Late Last Night
by Langston Hughes


Set on my steps and cried.
Wasn’t nobody gone,
Neither had nobody died.


I was cryin’
Cause you broke my heart in two.
You looked at me cross-eyed
And broke my heart in two –


So I was crying
On account of
You!


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