Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Comments about Langston Hughes

  • 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(:

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  • 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

  • Rookie Natalie Austin (3/7/2010 5:07:00 PM)

    Its ashame he passed away in 67 lifes a bit easier now

  • Rookie Kaitlin Bryce (8/27/2009 5:27:00 PM)

    I love the poem let america be. it was really amazing. (: i haven't read any of your others yet, but i will.

  • Rookie Moussaoui Nadjet (6/9/2009 7:08:00 AM)

    dreams easy to spell difficult to realise, with Hughes i feel that at least i have something to live for and fight to make it comes true.

  • Rookie Soumia Benzaoui (5/24/2009 4:56:00 AM)

    this is really a good poem.It push us to keep dreaming all the time.you want to realize your goal until you succeed; no give up.this poem intoduces the ideal dream that all the human being want to achieve.

  • Rookie Warda Sid (5/20/2009 2:42:00 AM)

    Hello, I think that particular poem is wonderful one.This poem is a sudden truth feeling which is expressed by Langston Hughes without any hisitation.Because it really touches our life and gives us more hopes.

  • Rookie Hanane Djoudi (5/19/2009 4:05:00 AM)

    hi I found this poem really wonderful it gives me hope and power to be ambitious, because dreams are like the breath of human being.We can not live and stay in this life without having dream to atchieve and realise it.Thank you for your advice I will keep it in my mind

  • Rookie Elakhdari Souad (5/14/2009 2:04:00 AM)

    the poem dreams is written by HUGHES.
    It treas great theme.any one cann't alive withought dream. it motive you to realize what your want.the poem is written with simple and clear style.it is world wide message.

Best Poem of Langston Hughes

Dreams

Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.

Read the full of Dreams

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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