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

  • Walid Soukeur (6/9/2009 9:28:00 AM)

    when i read this poem i thaught that hughes was writing for me not for anyone else coz everything he tolked about is relating to me and to my happiness, it was really golden moments to feel my self survive and flying higher and higher on the heavenskies next to angels of my lord, further of sadness's holes, , thanks hughes. (Report) Reply

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  • Moussaoui Nadjet (6/9/2009 7:41:00 AM)

    DREAMS easy to spell dificult to realise, with Hughes at least i have something to live for which make me stronger and hopeful in this hard life (Report) Reply

  • Gaidi Yamina(biskra University) (6/7/2009 1:50:00 PM)

    Dream makes me as a dove flying in the sky, as a butterfly on flowers. If some one has no dream, he will have no meaning in his life, he lose every thing which expresses happiness because dream makes you on the top of happiness for that I really like that poem. (Report) Reply

  • Mhamedi Dalila(biskra University) (6/7/2009 1:41:00 PM)

    Hi, of course I like dreams because simply it is the way of make you happy, good and motivated to continue your life and can smile one again. (Report) Reply

  • Afaf Ouassaf (6/4/2009 5:04:00 AM)

    Non-stop dreams, this is what i learned from Hughes 'DREAMS'.Things happen to you without even dreaming of, in a sense, are meaningless; dreams make you taste and enjoy those achievements. (Report) Reply

  • Amina Mellal (6/4/2009 4:24:00 AM)

    I really love this poem because it talks about an important subject which is related to all the people over the world; and also the poet used very simple and clear words as well as a good and attractive style. concerning the subject 'Dream ', i am agree with the poet that without dreams life is without meaning we can never give up on dreams because dreams mean our existence.So, we should always dream dream, and dream. (Report) Reply

  • Rebouh Malika (6/3/2009 8:49:00 AM)

    it is a very interesting poem, it gave us hope in this life.because whenever there is dream, there is new chance for living. (Report) Reply

  • Zanouda Mouna (6/3/2009 6:00:00 AM)

    it is a very interesting poem, it gives us more hope with simple words.. (Report) Reply

  • Faiza Louafi (5/30/2009 4:12:00 PM)

    this is a great poem that i really like so much for the reason that it makes me consider that life without dreams is incredible one (Report) Reply

  • Soumia Djelouli (5/29/2009 5:50:00 AM)

    accordinto what we study by the lecture of dreams, I observe that this poem is very amazing because it expresses intersting topic in our life. that's lead this poem created a special mood and includes a lot of meanings (Report) Reply

  • Meriem Masmoudi (5/28/2009 12:04:00 PM)

    hello, i really enjoyed to this poem which is written by a well known poet Langston hughes. the poem deals with with the feeling of optimism that is suddenly motivated. this theme is derived from the name of the poem'dreams' because a dream is an essential thing in the life and without it we can't continue our lives. the poet describs the life as a broken winged bird.as we see the poet has succeeded inorder to what he wants to send to his readers. he persuades every body to trust their dream. (Report) Reply

  • Kaki Noui (5/27/2009 5:08:00 PM)

    Hello every body, (especially the 4 th year students)

    Dreams! can any body give me the exact definition of this word? Of course not (I mean may be) , dream has a very vast meaning and it depends from a person to another and from vision to an other one.
    Langston try the simplify as he can using a very simple language and easy combinations without missing the point which make the poem reachable linguistically and emotionally.
    When you speak about dreams it’s like you are entering a mysterious and fascinating world where the rules of reality do not apply.. By understanding your dreams and being convinced, you will gain a better perspective on your life.
    I realise that my dreams are unique. No other individual can have my background, my emotions, or my experiences. Every dream is connected with my own 'reality'. Thus, it is important to draw from your dreams your personal life and experiences. We have to believe on our selfs then dreams come true.
    Remember that a dream unifies the body, mind, and spirit. It provides us with insight into ourselves and a means for self-exploration. In planing your dreams, you will have a better understanding and discovery of your true self try to be always optimist and see the life from the right angle. So stay awhile - explore, discover, have fun, make friends, and find out what's in YOUR dream? ! (Report) Reply

  • kabkoub Djamila (5/27/2009 8:11:00 AM)

    Hello; I think that' dreams ' is the best poem that I've read because I really approciate the poet's vision about the value of dreams in our life.I think that a person can't be an effective person without dreams because the future belongs only to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.My advice to every person is to keep on dreaming forever and to trust in their dreams because as you start to persue a dream your life wakes up. (Report) Reply

  • Ibtissem Khachai (5/27/2009 3:39:00 AM)

    salem!
    This poem is beautiful deals with universal meanings, giving hope and continuty of life. dreams are every ones property, stick to them and be happy with your life.
    thanks alot. (Report) Reply

  • Ibtissem Djamali (5/27/2009 3:21:00 AM)

    salem!
    this poem is more meaningful with its simple words. It gives you the power to go on, Dreams permit the impossible, and make you believe in your self. Without dreams we are in danger.
    thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Fouad Attar (5/26/2009 5:04:00 PM)

    salam.. first of all i was surprised for the number of comments on this poem...and am agree that we must dream but the probleme is HOW TO REALIZE OUR DREAMS... (Report) Reply

  • Fatima Djaafar (5/26/2009 12:31:00 PM)

    In the reality this poem so true.I like it because life really is incomplete without dreams, if there is a dream, there is a hope.so; we can continuning in this life.human being start their life by dreaming (Report) Reply

  • Belaidi Faiza (5/25/2009 3:22:00 AM)

    What is life without dreams? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? it is a hopeless and meaningless life, that shaped by very narrow limits if it doesn't contained dreams.So, every one has the need for dreaming to keep surviving.the poem is short but very meaningful. (Report) Reply

  • Ben Abde Sselem Samira (5/25/2009 2:40:00 AM)

    It's a wonderful poem which explores the idea of dreams in a terrific way. So, deams are necessary in the life of human being and continuity of better life, but dreams without action are just dreams, if we want to make dreams a reality we must have to take action to achieve our goal.In reality, our life needs dreams to stay on life. (Report) Reply

  • Djaafour Messaouda (5/24/2009 4:51:00 AM)

    Dreams! not all of us know what is a dream and what is its effect on the individual's personality.This poem which I like so much show the importance of dream in our lives. It encourage us to continue dreaming and struggle untill the abstruct dream become real. (Report) Reply










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