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My People

Rating: 3.6

The night is beautiful,
So the faces of my people.

The stars are beautiful,
So the eyes of my people.

Beautiful, also, is the sun.
Beautiful, also, are the souls of my people.

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Riquetta Elliott 23 April 2008

Yes Langston Hughes Black is Beautiful. Very pretty poem.

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Deanna Reed 05 May 2006

I think that it is beautiful and remarkable how he uses nature to express the beauty of African Americans.

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Quiet . 03 March 2008

i think its koo how he expresses tha beauty of us black folk by usin tha stars, sun, and tha night

38 18 Reply
Emily Zee 01 January 2007

gorgeous poem... so understated yet emotional all the same

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FukcPoems 19 April 2018

This is garbage Straight garbage No I am not rascist

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E is epic 20 November 2020

NOICE NOICE NOICE NOICE

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Desmond 23 September 2020

She don't want him to get hate

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Alouwou Mandjah 11 March 2020

The night is beautiful, So the faces of my people. The stars are beautiful, So the eyes of my people. Beautiful, also, is the sun. Beautiful, also, are the souls of my people

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Mayisha Ahmed 08 March 2019

That's so nice. Thanks for give at to me this poem

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Your poem warmed my heart to know that me a Haitian who is related to Africans are as beautiful as the night and stars.I can’t wait to tell my American adopted mother about this poem.I am going to say it in front of my classmate and I hope they will like it too.

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