DO’ a-stan’in’ on a jar, fiah a-shinin’
thoo,
Ol’ folks drowsin’ ‘roun’ de place,
wide awake is Lou,
W’en I tap, she answah, an’ I see
huh ‘mence to grin,
“Howdy, honey, howdy, won’t you
step right in?”

Analysis, meaning and summary of Paul Laurence Dunbar's poem Howdy, Honey, Howdy

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