Friday, January 3, 2003

Daybreak In Alabama Comments

Rating: 3.6

When I get to be a composer
I'm gonna write me some music about
Daybreak in Alabama
And I'm gonna put the purtiest songs in it

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Langston Hughes
COMMENTS
Savita Tyagi 19 March 2021

Marvelous poem. Day break of each place has its different charm. It's inspiration is universal.

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Luis Estable 19 March 2021

What I like about this poem is how he tries to say as much as possible with simple, meaningful lines.

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Deluke Muwanigwa 19 March 2021

A poet par excellence.He could have sung soul if he was a musician

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Sylvia Frances Chan 19 March 2021

Langston Hughes is constantly honest, that makes his poems, all his poems become immortal and with it he becomes immortal too, I have enjoyed very much reading poems of the great poet, immortal poet

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Sylvia Frances Chan 19 March 2021

First of all 5 Stars for this amazing cozy poem, To my favourites, such a cozy and pleasant poem, I have never read

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ChNcU 26 February 2018

R.I.P Langston: (we love your poems

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Rosie Nelson 06 February 2018

Beautiful

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dezz nut 22 January 2018

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Jake Boguson 02 February 2017

this is really good shows a kind emotion

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He is becoming one of my favourite poets. His imagery and use of words is masterful.

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Kim Barney 18 November 2014

In my opinion one of his best. Will add it to my favorite poems list.

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Tristan Love-day 18 November 2014

well done, amazing writing, keep it, pls check my poems and comment thanks :)

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Someone 08 May 2018

you know, asking people to come to your poems is annoying.

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Savita Tyagi 18 November 2014

Beautiful poem! Went straight to my heart. That is what we simple folks dream. Holding each other's hand and Mother Earth holding us all giving space to realize our dreams.

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Joseph-ybholy Chikeleze 18 November 2014

To others , it might be just a nice write-up , but to me , its fantastic . I think emulating him is good

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Alexio Serrano 14 January 2014

If only we can all come together peacefully it would be joyous

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Enoch John 18 June 2008

This daybreak poem speaks to Hughes' simplicity, which actually was his genius.

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Nordia Smith 07 April 2006

i think this poem is just bsolutely beautiful, it has both innocence and depth hughes speaks about the hopes he has for a better time after the oppression when he will be free, i love the language, the figures of speech he uses

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J P Klegg 27 June 2005

Maybe I take it all wrong but I see a lot of humor in his writing.

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Chere Berman 01 April 2005

All of Langston Hughes' poetry is a cry from the Harlem Renaissance, but this one in particular is hauntingly beautiful. I love to perform this for my high school class, and they can even be seen moved to tears sometimes...and it always sparks a great discussion.

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