Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Dreams - Poem by Langston Hughes

Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
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Topic(s) of this poem: dreams


Comments about Dreams by Langston Hughes

  • Himanshu Mishra Himanshu Mishra (12/29/2011 3:07:00 AM)

    Is that really a poem?
    Seems like a quote of six lines...
    Does NOT deserve #4 (Report) Reply

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  • Anita Wisniewska (12/28/2011 2:31:00 AM)

    how lovely. no need to say more.xxxxxxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • Judith Furedi (12/26/2011 11:38:00 AM)

    I love this poem and I love Langston Hughes. The brevity of the poem, its conciseness deliver the message powerfully. Had it been longer it might have not had the same impact. (Report) Reply

  • Hayato Ono (12/16/2011 7:52:00 PM)

    A dream is vital to have in life...
    We should always have one or we have nothing to work for
    I truly love this poem (Report) Reply

  • Adam Quinones (11/5/2011 1:54:00 PM)

    looking for feed back and would like to have my newest poem read// Endless Thoughts of a Romantic// it would be very much appreciated from one poet to an other Click to read my poems on www.poemhunter.com (Report) Reply

  • Abhishek Tiwari Abhishek Tiwari (10/9/2011 1:47:00 AM)

    Good things come in small packages.. Like this one (Report) Reply

  • Assorted Thoughts (10/4/2011 6:09:00 PM)

    Short and right to the point! One of my favorites. (Report) Reply

  • Benjamin Dotse (9/19/2011 3:02:00 PM)

    am in love with your poems.we need to keep dreaming in other to achieve higher goals in life in order to operate on higher grounds. (Report) Reply

  • Ashley Felix (9/18/2011 2:50:00 PM)

    I love this poem so much! Langston has made such an impactt on me. (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (8/26/2011 6:15:00 AM)

    Dreams are good to have. If things are
    Bad in life dreams can save you. Take a
    Look at my new poems. One called for michael hicky and
    Boy to a man. Both true storys. (Report) Reply

  • isatou Juwara (8/10/2011 7:09:00 PM)

    beautiful and true! its dreams that give us reason to believe in a better future. (Report) Reply

  • Hribhu Dey (5/13/2011 7:30:00 AM)

    this poem speaks my heart...touches me. (Report) Reply

  • Jamie Lynn Riley (12/18/2010 5:46:00 PM)

    beautiful, short very sweet well done. (Report) Reply

  • Thomas Duncky Thomas Duncky (9/19/2010 12:40:00 PM)

    This is a quote not a poem, i wont bow down to it cause hughes was a great poet, he has some poems in whch he did specifically well but this is just a quote. (Report) Reply

  • Woo Who (8/2/2010 9:25:00 PM)

    Perfctly encapsulating feelings of a every heart which has started dreaming...10++ (Report) Reply

  • Danielle Deery (6/28/2010 10:51:00 AM)

    I love this poem. I'm only 16, but this is exactly the reason I started writing. For perfect poems like this. They evoke emotions. (Report) Reply

  • Keith Mckellar (6/20/2010 1:09:00 PM)

    Love this poem! Featured it in my blog: http: //darlafilthofframp.blogspot.com/

    'I have to stop thinking of life as an already broken-winged bird, a flock of them that cannot and should not try to fly. I'm nineteen. It's okay to have dreams.' (Report) Reply

  • Stasia Cayla (5/24/2010 5:49:00 AM)

    For English class, this was the poem I picked to do a presentation on because it is so very inspiring..... I loved it (Report) Reply

  • Roy Pius (4/14/2010 7:57:00 AM)

    Short.........Inspiring! .......Wonderful! ! (Report) Reply

  • Billy Booza (4/8/2010 10:43:00 AM)

    Profound. Short but wonderful. (Report) Reply










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