[go on sister sing your song]

go on sister sing your song
lady redbone señora rubia
took all day long
shampooing her nubia

she gets to the getting place
without or with him
must I holler when   
you’re giving me rhythm

members don’t get weary   
add some practice to your theory
she wants to know is it a men thing
or a him thing

wishing him luck   
she gave him lemons to suck
told him please dear
improve your embouchure

“[go on sister sing your song]” by Harryette Mullen from Recyclopedia. Copyright © 2006 by Harryette Mullen. Reprinted with the permission of Graywolf Press.
Source: Recyclopedia (Graywolf Press, 2006)
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