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The Blues

Rating: 3.3
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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Susan Williams 27 September 2015
I like a light-heated poem occasionally. It's good for the soul to be reminded that simple everyday frustrations need to be left behind us with a laugh and a shake of the head. It's good for the human race to be reminded that, be we American, French, Arab, or Eskimo, we have experienced similar frustrations as well as deep joys and deep sorrows.
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Kim Barney 27 September 2015
This is a good poem, but Langston Hughes wrote many poems better than this one. Too bad one of them was not chosen instead.
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Seema Jayaraman 27 September 2015
Brought a smile to the face.. haven't we so many similar situations..
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Jayatissa K. Liyanage 27 September 2015
Exquisitely presented real life case. Nice pearl in the poetic necklace.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 27 September 2015
Very nice. It is the most lovable poem. Thanks for sharing.
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Dawn Fuzan 13 May 2014
Well written poem again here
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Ryan Lodrick 16 February 2010
The blues poem is the best so i love it and it is interesting.
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