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

  • (12/13/2018 9:29:00 AM)


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  • (12/12/2018 11:19:00 AM)


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  • (12/4/2018 1:48:00 PM)


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  • (12/3/2018 9:37:00 AM)


    Truth told...the poem is super nice (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (11/30/2018 9:43:00 AM)


    For if dreams die
    Life is a broken-winged bird .. a fine poem in its essence.. tha nk u. tony
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  • (11/29/2018 7:21:00 PM)


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  • (11/28/2018 5:33:00 AM)


    can you pick me up i just got out of surgery (Report) Reply

    (12/9/2018 4:10:00 AM)

    Yeh on my way lemme just launch another car into space real quick

    (11/29/2018 12:58:00 AM)

    me too bro

  • (11/26/2018 7:43:00 AM)


    i love this poem, because it shows how E you can become (Report) Reply

  • (11/19/2018 8:16:00 AM)


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  • (10/29/2018 5:27:00 AM)


    Great, nice, simple, to the poin. i loved it man! (Report) Reply

  • (10/24/2018 12:58:00 PM)


    This is one of my favorite poems! What I love comes from the simplicity of the poet's
    words and the way it speaks to people of all ages. When there have been times in
    my life when I felt like writing was too difficult, I remember this poem and continue to dream.
    (Report) Reply

  • (10/24/2018 9:16:00 AM)


    I HAD A DREAM OF ME AND MY DADDY KILLING OUR 1ST BAD GUY! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (10/24/2018 9:14:00 AM)


    I have dreams of me and francis in a deadly fight. Oh francis...francis? ! (Report) Reply

  • (10/24/2018 9:10:00 AM)


    this poem is sooooooo dreamy.LOL (Report) Reply

  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (10/22/2018 9:41:00 PM)


    The poet writes knowing about the strength and force of dreaming in life, without which life goes dull (Report) Reply

  • Raynolds Moseamedi (10/17/2018 8:42:00 AM)


    great poem and powerful....... (Report) Reply

  • (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

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Friday, December 19, 2014


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