When the shoe strings break
On both your shoes
And you’re in a hurry—
That’s the blues.
 
When you go to buy a candy bar
And you’ve lost the dime you had—
Slipped through a hole in your pocket somewhere—
That’s the blues, too, and bad!

  • 0
  • 0
  •  
  •  
Login to comment...
Email

Other works by Langston Hughes...

Some poets who follow Langston Hughes...

J Ann Crowder Maya White-Lurie My New Life Donald Grafwallner Chactas Ricardo Mansilla