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The Blues

Langston Hughes

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!


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Added: 7 Apr 2002 | Last Read: 19 Oct 2018 8:18 PM | Viewed: 16337 times

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