Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

April Rain Song

Poem by Langston Hughes

Let the rain kiss you
Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops
Let the rain sing you a lullaby
The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk
The rain makes running pools in the gutter
The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night
And I love the rain.


Comments about April Rain Song by Langston Hughes

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    " The rain makes running pools in the gutter
    The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night" a typical experience unless personally felt... it can't come up in the lines of poetry... loved it..(Report)Reply

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  • ANKWASA HARLORD (12/28/2019 10:52:00 AM)

    Add a comment.let it wash your tears away wow wonderfully crafted(Report)Reply

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  • John Parker (11/21/2019 8:50:00 AM)

    Good medicine for this rainy day!(Report)Reply

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  • naida nepascua-supnet (8/21/2019 9:25:00 AM)

    let the rain hide your pain
    let it replenish your brain
    let it flow let it bathe you
    then you won't be so blue.(Report)Reply

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  • Nuzhat Shireen (8/1/2019 2:56:00 AM)

    I like this poem
    it reaches my heart
    making me happy(Report)Reply

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  • A B Faniki (7/21/2019 8:10:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Thanks for sharing(Report)Reply

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  • Adeeb AlfatehAdeeb Alfateh (5/30/2019 3:08:00 AM)

    rated great 10++++++++++++++++++//(Report)Reply

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  • Adeeb AlfatehAdeeb Alfateh (5/30/2019 3:07:00 AM)

    he rain makes still pools on the sidewalk
    The rain makes running pools in the gutter
    // great(Report)Reply

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  • Louemile Rosch MangulabnanLouemile Rosch Mangulabnan (5/28/2019 3:19:00 AM)

    The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night
    And I love the rain.(Report)Reply

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  • Anonymous (4/28/2019 9:03:00 PM)

    Not bad... not bad at all(Report)Reply

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  • justiin freaking beberrr (4/26/2019 1:37:00 PM)

    the dude likes rain.(Report)Reply

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  • tupac 2.0 (3/14/2019 11:49:00 AM)

    hit or miss
    I guess they never miss huh
    you got a boyfriend I bet he doesn't kiss ya
    he gon find another girl and he won't miss ya
    he gon skrrt and hit the dab like wiz khalifa(Report)Reply

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  • big ball joe (3/7/2019 10:57:00 AM)

    this is gay as f word(Report)Reply

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  • Julia Luber (3/1/2019 8:32:00 PM)

    sweet and simple, to the point- like a rain drop!(Report)Reply

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  • shetty (10/29/2018 8:27:00 AM)

    Fantastic 😈(Report)Reply

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  • adithya vijayan (10/29/2018 8:27:00 AM)

    A heart touching💖💕💕💖👍(Report)Reply

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  • hahahahahahahaha (7/28/2018 10:11:00 AM)

    hahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahaha(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003