Too Blue by Langston Hughes

Too Blue

I got those sad old weary blues.
I don’t know where to turn.
I don’t know where to go.
Nobody cares about you
When you sink so low.

What shall I do?
What shall I say?
Shall I take a gun and
Put myself away?

I wonder if
One bullet would do?
Hard as my head is,
It would probably take two.

But I ain’t got
Neither bullet nor gun –
And I’m too blue
To look for one.

-Langston Hughes

Borrowed from Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle

Posted on September 26, 2010, in Beloved Childhood Poems and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. One of the greatest poets ever. Thank you for sharing, many blessings and much love to you. :-)
    Subhan Zein

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