Bad Morning Poem by Langston Hughes

Bad Morning

Rating: 3.2


Here I sit
With my shoes mismated.
Lawdy-mercy!
I's frustrated!

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Denvor Fernandez 10 February 2009

Sure, you had a bad morning.

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Little Poet 24 April 2008

this is kind of a silly little kid song but it definetly describes me in the morning sometimes

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Sanjibsaha Aniketa 17 December 2019

Small but beautiful poem!

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English Teacher 23 October 2019

It’s about struggling with his mixed heritage. Lines 1-2 are in standard English, representing stereotypes of whiteness. Lines 3-4 are in vernacular, representing of blackness. The shoes similarly suggest his own " mismated" heritage. “Morning" is a metaphor for how his birth has caused the frustration of straddling two cultures, but never fully belonging to one.

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Chloe 01 April 2019

I like this poem

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RajaNine 16 May 2018

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XXXTENTACION 18 April 2018

man poems man i am better than all poets mane all them i make better poets i am about to catch my flight you don't wanna wait on me you don't wanna i should've let you know that your my only one ill you till you

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peomer 03 January 2019

he's dead

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RajaNine 16 May 2018

is this the rapper.. because Im one of the nicest of all time..and I need somebody like you to hear me.. Ive been diggin your songs fam (semajsr2016@gmail.com

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RajaNine 16 May 2018

yo' is this the rapper bro?

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