Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Dying Beast - Poem by Langston Hughes

Sensing death,
The buzzards gather —
Noting the last struggle
Of flesh under weather,
Noting the last glance
Of agonized eye
At passing wind
And boundless sky.

Comments about Dying Beast by Langston Hughes

  • Mohit Katyal (11/8/2017 1:10:00 PM)

    Imagination level is quite high (Report) Reply

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  • Mohit Katyal (11/8/2017 1:09:00 PM)

    Its kinda unique writing (Report) Reply

  • Indira Renganathan (2/25/2017 4:47:00 AM)

    A very touching sad poem...short and succinct (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (2/11/2017 2:30:00 PM)

    tom allport
    a sad poem about witnessing the demise of one of gods beautiful creatures. (Report) Reply

  • Prem Katoch (11/24/2016 10:17:00 PM)

    Dying Beast
    Life is a struggle for survival. So apt. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 19, 2016

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