Treasure Island

Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

My People


The night is beautiful,
So the faces of my people.

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  • Quiet . (3/3/2008 4:22:00 PM)

    i think its koo how he expresses tha beauty of us black folk by usin tha stars, sun, and tha night (Report) Reply

  • Deanna Reed (5/5/2006 6:37:00 PM)

    I think that it is beautiful and remarkable how he uses nature to express the beauty of African Americans. (Report) Reply

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