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_JordansLyric: “Negroes Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day They change their minds! Wind In the cotton fields, Gentle breeze: Beware the hour It uproots trees!” - Langston Hughes

TreezusGuzman: Rent was inspired by Langston Hughes ballad of the landlord!

JakePollock: Who is your most famous follower? Mine is Langston Hughes

BeineckeLibrary: A. Philip Randolph. International President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters From: Langston Hughes papers

Temporal_Fugue: Yes, Langston Hughes had it right.

crescentdreams: Oh, yes... I do love Langston Hughes and the truth he wrote.

overtherainb0: "I stuck my head out the window this morning and spring kissed me bang in the face." • Langston Hughes

kfaiplaylist: "Youth" by Langston Hughes Poetry, Science and Wrestling at 3:11pm

anthony64276718: "Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly."- Langston Hughes

HenricoLibrary: Starting today, listen to April Rain Song by Langston Hughes on Poetry Line! Call (804) 501-1946 to listen.

chikuwa100q_bot: 30. Hold fast to dreams/ for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. [Langston Hughes]

BeineckeLibrary: Tired by Langston Hughes I am so tired of waiting, Aren’t you, For the world to become good And beautiful and kind? Let us take a knife And cut the world in two – And see what worms are eating At the rind. Langston Hughes Papers

LuisGuitart: Bless these words by Langston Hughes. One of my faves.

tweetz789: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.- Langston Hughes

Bot2Tweet: James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri.

tweetz789: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.- Langston Hughes

LMDA38616060: “Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” ― Langston Hughes KYCINE KwentongBarberOnKumu

QEssayWritersUK: What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” by Sherman Alexie,Let America Be America Again” by Langston Hughes and

FadedBleuJeans: "I stuck my head out the window this morning and spring kissed me bang in the face." ~ Langston Hughes

CFP_Bot: Challenging Langston Hughes: Faulkner and Pathology

tweetz789: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.- Langston Hughes

AyannNneka: ...I do not need my freedom when I'm dead. I cannot live on tomorrow's bread. Freedom Is a strong seed Planted In a great need. I live here, too. I want freedom Just as you. ~ Langston Hughes, Democracy Join us on the road to racial justice?

Poem2Poem: It was a long time ago. / I have almost forgotten my dream. - Langston Hughes

AprilCArmstrong: "I am the poor white, fooled and pushed apart, I am the Negro bearing slavery’s scars. I am the red man driven from the land, I am the immigrant clutching the hope I seek— And finding only the same old stupid plan Of dog eat dog, of mighty crush the weak." --Langston Hughes

david_a_zimmerm: I keep seeing promotions for this "Voices from Harlem project, specifically "Mother to Son" written by Langston Hughes. Finally watched it. Worth it.

slypyinseattle: “O, yes, I say it plain, America never was America to me, And yet I swear this oath— America will be!” Langston Hughes

PrezKamala2028: Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind. -Langston Hughes

africaiknow: "They buried Lumumba In an unmarked grave. But he needs no marker–– For air is his grave. Sun is his grave, Moon is, stars are, Space is his grave. My heart's his grave, And it's marked there. Tomorrow will mark it everywhere." Langston Hughes, 1961.

fraveris: I stuck my head out the window this morning and spring kissed me bang in the face. ~ Langston Hughes ~ Art by Stanislav Fomenok

ms_draghi: Today was day 1 of our class’s discussion on the story “Thank You, Ma’am” by Langston Hughes. Students asked wonderful questions about the story!

I_Am_Peter_Pan: WARNING “Negroes, Sweet and docile, Meek, humble and kind: Beware the day They change their mind!” -Langston Hughes

Poem2Poem: Let America be America again. / Let it be the dream it used to be. - Langston Hughes

veryverypuzzled: James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. One of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry, Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance.

tweetz789: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.- Langston Hughes

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agarwaldwarak: When you turn the corner And you run into yourself Then you know that you have turned All the corners that are left. ~ Langston Hughes

tweetz789: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.- Langston Hughes

Poem2Poem: Hold fast to dreams / For if dreams die / Life is a broken-winged bird / That cannot fly. - Langston Hughes

JenniferRaybern: My first favorite poem, since grade school studying Langston Hughes

LangstonReview: "I guess LIBERTY’S supposed To be just a hope. When Negroes try to make it real They look for a rope." – Langston Hughes, “Song After Lynching.”

tweetz789: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.- Langston Hughes

HarmattanPawpaw: Excerpt from “Fantasy in Purple” by Langston Hughes

CakedUp_Kai: My grandma really own Langston Hughes house. That’s really something to brag about !!

poclitbot: But opportunity is real, and life is free, Equality is in the air we breathe. (There's never been equality for me, Nor freedom in this "homeland of the free.") Langston Hughes, Let America Be America Again

astrooctapus: I’m smacking the dig shit outta Langston Hughes when I see him

TheBookOfDev: I think I want to go to Paris for my 30th. Be on my James Baldwin, Langston Hughes shit...

FFELou: Hold fast to dreams, "For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly." - Langston Hughes

oneclickcloser: Let America Be America Again

KeithBeauchamp: "O, let my land be a land where Liberty Is crowned with no false patriotic wreath, But opportunity is real, and life is free, Equality is in the air we breathe." ~Langston Hughes

mortmeisner: Langston Hughes poem about America - Google Search

VuIcanus: The sad thing is that "Make America great again" was derived from a poem written by Langston Hughes in 1935, called "Let America be America again." Sucks that people are going against the whole message of the poem while using a variation of it's main line at the same time.

mortmeisner: Read the preceding poem written by the lake Langston Hughes. White America has one dream and Black America Can only imagine what it would be like to live that same dream.

JeffreyCufaude: "Take one Mary Oliver and one Langston Hughes and call me in the morning." When the Doctor Prescribes Poetry

Poem2Poem: I went down to the river, / I set down on the bank. / I tried to think but couldn't - Langston Hughes

LiteraryVienna: “Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” Langston Hughes

Kand1Land: “Negroes Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day They change their minds!” -Langston Hughes

Carl_Kruse: Gather out of star-dust, Earth-dust, Cloud-dust, Storm-dust, And splinters of hail, One handful of dream-dust, Not for sale. Langston Hughes

welfordwrites: An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose. Langston Hughes

Greene_DM: Wright was 20 years old. This is for the kids who die.

theindigogriot: Every time I think about Jessie Fauset reading Langston Hughes’s work and inviting him to a luncheon, I am still intrigued by how close in social proximity they all were.

TheB_Line: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. -Langston Hughes

blackexpollence: “Negroes Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day They change their minds!” - Langston Hughes

enicholewalker: I am jazz walking my lankystubby ass into this parking lot at work now. My Alpha Angel names were Aaliyah (Langston Hughes) Isis. His childhood home is down the street from my house on 86th and Cedar--where Ruby Dee is painted in 3D on my childhood arts theatre.

Tony_Tonie_Tone: I’ve been reading Langston Hughes lately to calm my thoughts when it feels like running ramped

biography: Written when he was 17 years old on a train to Mexico City to see his father, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” was Hughes’ first poem that received critical acclaim.

FireEveryTime: Bring me all of your dreams, You dreamers, Bring me all of your Heart melodies That I may wrap them In a blue cloud-cloth Away from the too-rough fingers Of the world. -Langston Hughes, The Dream Keeper

tweetz789: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.- Langston Hughes

iec_cuboulder: Enjoy some great jazz through the 16th of April with The Langston Hughes Project: Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods of Jazz streamed through

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APieceOfMyMind1: I am not into poems but love? Langston Hughes

_everonandon: The sky is blue and the robin sings; The butterflies dance on rainbow wings Though I am sad. In all the earth no joy can be; Happiness comes no more to me, For you are dead. // Langston Hughes, 1902-1967

elenadorito: What happens to a Twitter draft deferred - Langston Hughes, probably

thebookstall: "My soul has grown deep the the rivers." Happy poetry month! Each evening, we're sharing a poem to celebrate. Tonight, we hope you'll enjoy this poem by Langston Hughes:

2comprendre: ‘I am the man who never got ahead’ ‘the millions who have nothing for our pay, for all the dreams we dreamed’ Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes, read by Willie Jennings

healthpolicygrp: "I will not take 'but' for an answer." ~Langston Hughes

BadSommelier: Paul Jaboulet Aine Wine complements a meal with Langston Hughes.

michaelmaycomix: On page 220 of 736 of The Collected Poems, by Langston Hughes

cgeclectics: “Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” ― Langston Hughes

Carrie_the_Red: Was there ever a more depressingly-ever-relevant poem? (that wasn’t just about the ubiquity of death?) Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes | Poetry Foundation

23Tanushukla: When poems stop talking about the moon and begin to mention poverty, trade unions, color, color lines and colonies, somebody tells the police.” ~ Langston Hughes

arthur_affect: That play about the desperate, possibly doomed struggle for a working-class Black family to get the damn house in the suburbs, A Raisin in the Sun, is named for a line from Langston Hughes' poem "Harlem", whose first line is "What happens to a dream deferred?"

BeineckeLibrary: Tired by Langston Hughes

arthur_affect: You know what Langston Hughes said about what happens to dreams deferred, and all... "What is a revolution, if not a dream persevering?"

tweetz789: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.- Langston Hughes

WriterRavikumar: There are words like Freedom Sweet and wonderful to say. On my heartstrings freedom sings All day everyday. There are words like Liberty That almost make me cry. If you had known what I know You would know why - Langston Hughes

GChamedes: In 1937, Langston Hughes (while fighting in the Spanish Civil War) penned one of the most honest poems I've ever read on solidarity and its limits. "Letter from Spain"

artistsofcolour: LANGSTON HUGHES, CHICAGO, DECEMBER 1941, Gordon Parks, 1941

keenessays: Discussion questions – Hughes  Langston Hughes is the most famous African-Americ

NewBlackMan: Langston Hughes Poetry Reimagined On Singer Leyla McCalla's Album

_gavinbailey: Listening to Langston Hughes, and it goes well with this.

rjber15: "Let America be America again. / Let it be the dream it used to be. ... / Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed - / Let it be that great strong land of love / Where never kings connive nor tyrants scheme / That any man be crushed by one above." ~Langston Hughes

DesignVisualize: The Book Network: “Mother To Son” by Langston Hughes

DesignVisualize: The Book Network: “So Tired Blues” by Langston Hughes

GolightlySabina: “Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” Langston Hughes

MelanieJaxn: Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk. The rain makes running pools in the gutter. The rain plays a little sleep-song on our roof at night. - Langston Hughes

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andrehenry: This Langston Hughes poem got me all choked up the other day: "I am so tired of waiting, Aren’t you, For the world to become good And beautiful and kind? Let us take a knife And cut the world in two – And see what worms are eating At the rind."

tweetz789: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.- Langston Hughes

AaEpanjohur: My soul has grown deep like the rivers. -Langston Hughes

jaydoerga: 'Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.' ~ Langston Hughes



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