Thank You, Ma'am by Langston Hughes (AT LEAST 15)
Good-night! Behave yourself, boy!
Thank you, ma'am.
Well, you didn’t have to snatch my pocketbook to get some suede shoes. You could of asked me.
I wanted a pair of blue suede shoes.
I were young once and I wanted things I could not get. Um-hum! You thought I was going to say but, didn’t you? You thought I was going to say, but I didn’t snatch people’s pocketbooks. Well, I wasn’t going to say that.
“I have done things, too, which I would not tell you, son—neither tell God, if he didn’t already know. So you set down while I fix us something to eat. You might run that comb through your hair so you will look presentable.
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