The Weary Blues hardcover book written by Langston Hughes. The front cover features a drawing of a man sitting with his head raised upward. His body faces a piano and his arms are raised above the keys. The background of the book is orange and yellow, the man and piano are in in black. Black type at the top reads: [THE WEARY BLUES]. Yellow type at the bottom reads: [By / Langston Hughes]. The interior has 109 pages of black type on off-white paper. The back cover has a stylistic image of piano keys and two boxes.