These were written for one of my students who competed at the State Forensics meet with a compilation of poems by Langston Hughes:
1) If Langston Hughes were ten feet tall, would we call him Langston Huge?
2) If Langston Hughes weighed twice as much, would we call him Langs-two-ton Hughes?
3) Langston Hughes wanted to run in the Boston Marathon, but was not allowed because of his skin colour. So he started a new Marathon that went through New York City. It's name: The Harlem Run-assaince