Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Enemy - Poem by Langston Hughes

It would be nice
In any case,
To someday meet you
Face to face
Walking down
The road to hell...
As I come up
Feeling swell.


Comments about Enemy by Langston Hughes

  • (11/9/2017 7:42:00 AM)


    walking walking walking like marching feet
    my favorite quote so far
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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (10/14/2017 12:42:00 PM)


    To someday meet you
    Face to face
    A challenge...in itself..in the poem.
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  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (2/1/2016 1:19:00 PM)


    the poems seems to be about challenge. It is short but expresses determination and willingness to face and challenge. (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (3/17/2015 2:39:00 AM)


    A poet is an ambassador of human unity. As such, he talks about the hell as the final resting place of enemies with inflated egos and misguided strength. Great poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010



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