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.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 19, 2016

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