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WHEN SUE WEARS RED, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: When susanna jones wears red
Alternate Author Name(s): Hughes, Langston
Subject(s): Love


When Susanna Jones wears red
Her face is like an ancient cameo
Turned brown by the ages.
Come with a blast of trumpets,
Jesus!
When Susanna Jones wears red
A queen from some time-dead Egyptian night
Walks once again.
Blow trumpets, Jesus!
And the beauty of Susanna Jones in red
Burns in my heart a love-fire sharp like pain.
Sweet silver trumpets,
Jesus!





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