Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Warning - Poem by Langston Hughes

Sweet and docile,
Meek, humble and kind:
Beware the day
They change their mind!
In the cotton fields,
Gentle Breeze:
Beware the hour
It uproots trees!

Topic(s) of this poem: warning

Comments about Warning by Langston Hughes

  • (5/28/2017 6:03:00 PM)

    This is one of the poems where what it says is actually y not the meaning.
    This poem is about black people during slavery they we r slaves; sweet docile humble and kind.
    Now here is the warning warning the whites that they will stand up for their rights which they did
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  • Tom Allport (2/11/2017 2:10:00 PM)

    tom allport
    a poetic caution to everyone to beware the wind of change. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 11, 2015

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