John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
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Poet's Corner: Motto

Motto

I play it cool
And dig all jive.
That’s the reason
I stay alive.

My motto,
As I live and learn, is:
Dig And Be Dug
In Return.

Langston Hughes (1902 – 1967)

Jerry Orbach and S. Epatha Merkerson recite this poem in the Law & Order episode "Slave."

Tags: poet's corner, tv: law and order
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