Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Snake - Poem by Langston Hughes

He glides so swiftly
Back into the grass-
Gives me the courtesy of road
To let me pass,
That I am half ashamed
To seek a stone
To kill him.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010



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