poet Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

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I Dream A World

I dream a world where man
No other man will scorn,
Where love will bless the earth
And peace its paths adorn
I dream a world where all
Will know sweet freedom's way,
Where greed no longer saps the soul
Nor avarice blights our day.
A world I dream where black or white,
Whatever race you be,
Will share the bounties of the earth
And every man is free,
Where wretchedness will hang its head
And joy, like a pearl,
Attends the needs of all mankind-
Of such I dream, my world!

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

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  • Isaiah (9/9/2020 6:01:00 PM)

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  • Carole (7/30/2020 11:38:00 AM)

    beautiful poem. so appropriate for these times.i'd like to live in this world!

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  • lubna shahzadi (6/20/2020 11:16:00 PM)

    its my favourite poem.a nice poem

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  • Kaitlyn (3/26/2020 5:26:00 PM)

    What is the mood, tone, and theme of this poem?

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  • hotboiLangston96 (2/2/2020 10:26:00 PM)

    i just remembered it was your birthday yesterday. Happy Belated Birthday dawg!

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  • Moe Moe Yan Yan (2/2/2020 10:22:00 PM)

    great poem by sir Langston Hughes! loved it! ! ! !

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    Hangston Lughes(2/2/2020 10:41:00 PM)

    thank you but this is my poem

    Hangston Lughes(2/2/2020 10:32:00 PM)

    i wrote it

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  • Hotboi69 (2/2/2020 10:20:00 PM)

    I love this nub poem

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  • Oak Soe (2/2/2020 10:19:00 PM)

    This poem make me rethink the choices that i have made in my life

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    Langston Hughes(2/2/2020 10:22:00 PM)

    Thanks Oak Soe for your kind words.

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  • Langston Hughes (2/2/2020 10:17:00 PM)

    Thanks for your comments

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    Hangston Lughes(2/2/2020 10:33:00 PM)

    happy birthday twin

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  • Jason (2/2/2020 10:15:00 PM)

    great poem by Langston Hughes!

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  • David (2/2/2020 10:09:00 PM)

    This is a great poem. Amazing, Fascinating, Inspiring. Words haven't been invented yet to describe this awesome poem.

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    Langston Hughes(2/2/2020 10:20:00 PM)

    Thanks for your kind words.

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  • Slick Shlong (1/30/2020 10:27:00 PM)

    Only boomers still like these gay poems

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    Hangston Lughes(2/2/2020 10:41:00 PM)

    what do u mean?
    i like it

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  • Bernie Sanders (1/23/2020 7:43:00 AM)

    and thats on jah

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    Ben Shapiro(1/28/2020 5:58:00 PM)

    oh look who it is

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  • Grayson (5/8/2019 12:14:00 PM)

    This poem sucks! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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  • Marlena (12/29/2018 12:51:00 PM)

    Even as 2018 is coming to an end, I, too, dream of this world! ! ! !

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    Hangston Lughes(2/2/2020 10:42:00 PM)

    keep dreaming

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  • maximus (10/24/2018 10:41:00 AM)

    I am writing this for my homework poooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.

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  • maximus (10/24/2018 10:40:00 AM)

    I am writing this for my homework

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  • `12456 (9/26/2018 12:56:00 PM)

    hiqwertyuiopasdfghjkl;

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  • Mary SkarpathiotakiMary Skarpathiotaki (6/26/2018 1:49:00 AM)

    10++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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  • Talelore JonesTalelore Jones (7/16/2015 7:08:00 AM)

    A man caught up in his ethnicity, understanding finally, that he is from both worlds ,whether they claim him, or he they

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