Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

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  • Rookie Jaya Wasteneys (7/11/2012 8:20:00 PM)

    Langston was a true poet. His poetry was a denial of everything he'd been told about himself and his people, and the truest expression of spirit that I've ever read.

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  • Rookie William Sebastien (7/9/2012 7:42:00 AM)

    i love the poem...about civil war

  • Rookie James Trotter (5/22/2012 2:40:00 AM)

    I love the line from the LTAB poem, My ego is Langston 'Huge'

  • Rookie Kevin Russell (4/17/2012 7:45:00 PM)

    Langston Hughs in my opinion was the OG of poetry. I am influenced by his genius at sharingpoetry.com.

  • Rookie Resh V (4/4/2012 8:26:00 PM)

    He wrote this poem in 1926.

  • Rookie Jovan Watkins (3/8/2012 3:56:00 PM)

    the most iconic man of all time

  • Rookie Hunter irish (3/8/2012 7:30:00 AM)

    I like his poem I too.

  • Rookie Josselin Sanchez (3/4/2012 4:40:00 PM)

    can someone help me find 2 poems by langston that would be easy to analyze...it's for a project so i need them asap..thanks(:

  • Rookie Sahil Khan (1/22/2012 5:55:00 AM)

    i need the title of some poems of Langston Hughes about the race and gender....................but i need it urgent..........regards........waiting for positive response urgent..........thanks

  • Rookie Vanessa C. (9/29/2011 7:54:00 AM)

    okay so i need to find four amazing poems on langston hughes for an english project and i need to find them fast........anyone have any poems to suggest to me? ? ? ? i would rlly apreciate it.........if u can just comment back please.......i want the four most popular poems by langston hughes........thanx a bunch <3

Life Is Fine

I went down to the river,
I set down on the bank.
I tried to think but couldn't,
So I jumped in and sank.

I came up once and hollered!
I came up twice and cried!
If that water hadn't a-been so cold
I might've sunk and died.

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