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!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Langston Hughes's poem The Blues

7 Comments

  1. Stacy says:

    i think that you have some really nice poem… especially the one called “Too Blue.” i think that it was a really nice poem and that is how i am feeling right now… plus life is not as easy as you think it is… you might think that no on cares but the truth is that all the people around you still cares a lot.

  2. Jzmayca says:

    i love your peoms i belived it wonderful and real.

  3. elizabeth says:

    Good poem. I really like it.

  4. Genrel Red Harry Balls says:

    Britteney dye your hair brown it may help with yuor intellegence. And this poem is a implied subject wehter we destroy or overcome our problems and the readers decides their solution o this in thier own unique way which makes you question who exactly you are. I will doubt that you can find that out untill the last second you die, because that is when you are most complete in life. Once you have experienced it.

    P.S. Britteney learn how to spell

  5. brittney says:

    omg this is a awsome poemim like so into these things my mum said that i should start lookinging and reasurching poems as the day fall the yander of night comes out one of my very good friends once told me i love langston he is one of my favorite nigro poem writers … so if all could say yes i love this poem it was made with great knolage

    sencerly me brittney (and a great shout out goes out to my mum who reguired me to look these things up hen iwas younger

  6. brittney says:

    omg this is a awsome poemim like so into these things my mum said that i should start lookinging and reasurching poems as the day fall the yander of night comes out one of my very good friends once told me i love langston he is one of my favorite nigro poem writers … so if all could say yes i love this poem it was made with great knolage

    sencerly me brittney (and a great shout out goes out to my mum who reguired me to look these things up hen iwas younger

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