Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Oppression - Poem by Langston Hughes

Now dreams
Are not available
To the dreamers,
Nor songs
To the singers.

In some lands
Dark night
And cold steel
But the dream
Will come back,
And the song
Its jail.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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