“Corn Pone”


"Corn pone, fat meat, All I ever gets to eat. Better, better than I ever gets at home." The prisoner describes clothes, ben, shackles -- all described as better than what he has at home. He tells his girl, "Chain gang good enough for me."


  1. Greenway-AFP, pp. 111-112, "Corn Pone" (1 text)
  2. BI, Grnw111


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1953
Found in: US