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
That cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.

Topic(s) of this poem: dreams


Comments about Dreams by Langston Hughes

  • (10/16/2018 9:44:00 AM)


    i really like that poem because it means alot of things my fav part is 'hold fast to dreams'.
    thank u
    for making that video.
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  • (10/15/2018 9:52:00 AM)


    whoo prkactuices beasbftualiytyuy bekus i due an=ed iyts g00d xdxd (Report) Reply

    (10/15/2018 10:00:00 AM)

    u copy me why

  • (10/12/2018 10:08:00 AM)


    Hold fast to dreams
    For if dreams die
    Life is a broken-winged bird
    That cannot fly.
    Hold fast to dreams
    For when dreams go
    Life is a barren field
    Frozen with snow.
    (Report) Reply

  • (10/8/2018 6:53:00 AM)


    Nice pic (Report) Reply

  • (9/27/2018 9:08:00 PM)


    This is bad advice.
    I'd take cold, harsh reality over a fantasy any day. Mainly because cold, harsh reality doesn't lie to me or end up disappointing me. Cold, harsh reality is what it looks like. I hate surprises.
    (Report) Reply

  • (9/14/2018 12:41:00 AM)


    yeet this is me (Report) Reply

  • (9/3/2018 10:50:00 AM)


    i really like this poem i even chose it for my poem compotion!
    it made me have good dreams
    (Report) Reply

    (9/3/2018 11:33:00 AM)

    I do agree. This poem is great

    (9/3/2018 11:33:00 AM)

    Compotion?

  • Baquee Billah Ahmed (9/1/2018 8:12:00 AM)


    NICE.......................... (Report) Reply

  • (8/17/2018 11:37:00 AM)


    Very beautiful. Love it. (Report) Reply

  • (8/4/2018 3:53:00 AM)


    love this sooo much fav already (Report) Reply

    (10/12/2018 10:09:00 AM)

    Don't you mean Love this so much, my favourite already?

  • (7/30/2018 11:51:00 PM)


    Such a great piece of poetry. It is a great sorrow for me, you have stopped so short of verses. You have the subject, you the poet have the talent to write so much. You not only can give the world really great poetry, you give us something worthwhile to think about, the subject matter (Dreams for one) is important and meaningful. Ron. (Report) Reply

  • (7/5/2018 9:18:00 AM)


    Good song (Report) Reply

    (10/12/2018 10:11:00 AM)

    Its not a song...

  • (6/28/2018 4:49:00 AM)


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    (7/18/2018 6:11:00 PM)

    GIGGITY GIGGITY go yourself sand.

  • Nicole Settimi (6/26/2018 10:55:00 AM)


    Simplicity at its best. Hughes had a way of doing that in a lovely and highly intelligent manner. (Report) Reply

  • (6/25/2018 6:02:00 AM)


    We will rise, too, dear Maya Angelo. You are truly an inspiration.www.jobiron.com (Report) Reply

  • (6/25/2018 12:15:00 AM)


    Excellent poem (Report) Reply

  • (6/18/2018 11:36:00 AM)


    Terrible Poem. Please do something with your life and don’t practice Beastuality. Vote Pedro. (Report) Reply

    (6/20/2018 9:48:00 AM)

    i really love beastuality it is cool

  • (6/12/2018 3:42:00 PM)


    Powerful poem. Nice to read (Report) Reply

  • Roxanne Herrera (6/11/2018 3:28:00 PM)


    https:m.poemhunter.compoemi-cant-be-sad (Report) Reply

  • (6/11/2018 3:56:00 AM)


    one piggey went to maeket blah blah blah Goddd knows the rest Blah blah blah xoxoxoxox (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Friday, December 19, 2014


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