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YuriKaoru_Chan: For example one famous poem by Langston Hughes Harlem is composed of a series of similes.

profesoragina: My Cousin Stacia Logan 's daughter, Brittany Olivia Logan is a whole wonder! Singing one of my very favorite poems "My People" by Langston Hughes! I love the poem so much, I put it on my wedding program almost some 29 years ago!

ancywax: “Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.” ― Langston Hughes

Hummusishomo: I’ve known rivers: Ancient, dusky rivers. My soul has grown deep like the rivers BY LANGSTON HUGHES

LangstonReview: Last thing... Forgot to mention that Dent is yet another Black writer that Langston Hughes encouraged when he was young. Many years after his days in Umbra in New York, he said he still had hard copies of poems Hughes read and made written comments in green ink.

MarquiseDavon: Nah, I dead hated my 10th grade English teacher… he really told me that I could not do Shakespeare and goes “you should tap into Langston Hughes… cuz you know.” I was like:

ucf_o: no longer one of you, young Langston Hughes, Jewish intuition im just following cues "

kodreaaesthetic: Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. Langston Hughes BIG4REUNION 4 LIOFirstCAMPAIGN

kayullecharri: “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” - Langston Hughes KYLE ECHARRI LiveMTVAskVideo

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

itgnext_georgia: We have Buford as the team to beat this season in Class 6A. The team that most people will overlook is Langston Hughes, and that’s a mistake, especially when they have two returning quarterbacks who threw for over 1,000 yards last year.

kodreaaesthetic: Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. Langston Hughes THURSAYA ON KOBIEBREAK

karatblood: Martin Luther King Jr. Recites Langston Hughes' "Mother to Son"

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

Diversehistory2: SPECIAL MENTION Black Renaissance in the US and Caribbean 13 SEPT The Warehouse London, SE1 Song settings of the African American poet Langston Hughes and the AfroCuban poet Nicolas Guillen with Simone Ibbet Brown Mezzo and Lontano

kodreaaesthetic: Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it. Langston Hughes THURSAYA ON KOBIEBREAK

Hickoryrecord: In 1925, Langston Hughes composed his poem, “I, Too,” and it was published the following year in his first volume of poetry.

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

_poetry_ocean: Looks like what drives me crazy Don't have no effect on you-- But I'm gonna keep on at it Till it drives you crazy, too. – Langston Hughes

iamsimeonfloyd: But before I also want to say that like Langston Hughes said, life ain’t no crystal stairs like Denzel Washington said in the movie fences “you gotta take the crooked with the straights.”

magpiesentiment: I loved my friend. He went away from me. There is nothing more to say. The poem ends, Soft as it began, I loved my friend. - To F.S. by Langston Hughes

SamuelHHagos: “Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.” - Langston Hughes, “Dreams” from The Collected Works of Langston Hughes

JordanDavisPoet: Langston Hughes, from *Little Ham,* Act II

NatalieGDiaz: My friend Ellen sent me this Langston Hughes poem, “Island” and in case you also need it today: Wave of sorrow, Do not drown me now: I see the island Still ahead somehow. I see the island And its sands are fair: Wave of sorrow, Take me there.

stampedinblind: A joyful poem from Langston Hughes in the same anthology

ChandniGanesh1: "I tire so of hearing people say, Let things take their course. Tomorrow is another day. I do not need my freedom when I’m dead. I cannot live on tomorrow’s bread." - 'Freedom,' Langston Hughes

Afaa_Weaver: I am grateful for the late Professor George Houston Bass, secretary to Langston Hughes, and executor of Mr. Hughes’s estate.

biography: Langston Hughes, one of the leaders of the Renaissance, made his mark by using his art to show the universal experience of the Black community.

birdiegirl192: like a welcome summer rain humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth the air and you Langston Hughes

geoffbbridges: My favorite poems are "Ozymandias", "Kubla Khan", and the Langston Hughes one commonly known as "A Dream Deferred". I'm really unoriginal in that respect. The well-known ones are well known for a reason

Rose3Writes: Today in modernist authors being relatable: Jessie Fauset writes to Langston Hughes in 1924 that she has a title she likes but all she can do is “write and destroy and smoke and get nervous.”

pieceofkay: What's happening in schools is absolutely insane. I had a broad literary education, reading everything from G.B. Shaw to Margaret Atwood, from Shakespeare to Langston Hughes-- and it still was limited. If books are a threat, books aren't the problem.

WZRDPlaylist: Perspectives from Poetry: Langston Hughes's Columbia by Howard Zinn

kdastgirkhan: Langston Hughes's poem "Harlem" |||

magpiesentiment: I loved my friend. He went away from me. There is nothing more to say. The poem ends, Soft as it began, I loved my friend. - To F.S. by Langston Hughes

BeineckeLibrary: Windshield in rain. [2 linoleum cut prints]

KennethAliu: I loved my friend He went away from me There's nothing more to say The poem ends, Soft as it began- I loved my friend. — Langston Hughes, 1926

msdivine73: Breylen is fundraising for Langston Hughes High School Football 2021. Will you consider donating?

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

magpiesentiment: I loved my friend. He went away from me. There is nothing more to say. The poem ends, Soft as it began, I loved my friend. - To F.S. by Langston Hughes

Poem2Poem: Well, son, I'll tell you: / Life for me ain't been no crystal stair. - Langston Hughes

LangstonReview: “The Chicago Defender provided Langston Hughes with a regular weekly forum and an established audience already eager to read features centered upon African American interests.” – Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper, Not So Simple: The “Simple” Stories by Langston Hughes (1995).

LangstonReview: you don’t want to remember … Now it’s 1942—and different.” –Langston Hughes

DavePHNX: I know Langston Hughes looking down mad af right now. This ain't the Harlem he helped build smh

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. LH Papers

jmacmusic_: “O, let America be America again— The land that never has been yet— And yet must be—the land where every man is free.” -Langston Hughes

BeineckeLibrary: What did it mean to be a slave? That you could not choose your own son's name. Nor your own son's father or mother, Nor your own son's home, or work, or way of life. (Nor indeed could you choose your own.) Langston Hughes, Ballad of the Seven Songs drafts

BlkHistStudies: Grand Rising Beautiful People ❤ "I'm so tired of waiting, aren't you, for the world to become good and beautiful and kind?" -- Langston Hughes

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magpiesentiment: I loved my friend. He went away from me. There is nothing more to say. The poem ends, Soft as it began, I loved my friend. - To F.S. by Langston Hughes

PeerAuthor: Out of love, No regrets-- Though the goodness Be wasted forever. Out of love, No regrets-- Though the return Be never. Langston Hughes

ringo10MN: I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go. (Langston Hughes)

AudioHarlem: Harlem Queen is historical fiction. Many people in the story actually lived. The fun part was putting people like Langston Hughes in the same room as Casper Holstein and…

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

chrisrosenbau12: “I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.” Langston Hughes

kory_castine: I aint gon lie sometimes i miss langston hughes n firstline but never will i b disrespected in my profession again.... therefore I do believe u gotta walk away from some things to truly grow

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

TheCrabyMermade: Poems by Langston Hughes. Circles really did a number on me. Grave Yard even tho so simple is so impactful. Montmartre made me have to look up words. (Montmartre & Pigalle)

TheCrabyMermade: The poem in question. HAD THE HAIRS ON MY ARMS ALL THE WAY UP. Langston Hughes, ladies & gentlemen.

BGK617: Langston Hughes III “Sophisticated iTunes” Ft. DJ Red Alert & Choyce

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

EarlAuthours: The Langston Hughes of Rap...! Hyped!

B_N_Hoffmeister: Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes, read by Willie Jennings

_poetry_ocean: 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

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WTRlitmag: "I am a Homo: Curved as the rainbow is curved. Curved like the bend of my genital." ​ Excerpt from "Proem, After Langston Hughes" by Ahrend Torrey:

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

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

KiccinShh: Langston Hughes too.

TURBOCHARGEDSa1: Hold fast to dreams. For if dreams die, Life is a broken-winged bird. That cannot fly. - Langston Hughes

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

AGH4SEA: [link embed img: photo from a Mayoral forum at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center. Candidates sitting in a semi-circle on a black stage]

LimaChely: “Brother, you’ve got a fan now!” Read a letter from Nina Simone to Langston Hughes ...

pauljimerson: James Baldwin’s influence on other American artists, whether of spirit or love or style, is undeniable. He and the poet Langston Hughes were responsible for getting the singer Nina Simone involved in the civil rights movement.

WholetimedoeX2: S/O my nigga Langston Hughes

TablespoonofM: "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

kellyekell: They Can't Take Your Name is a crime novel--inspired by the poetry of Langston Hughes--about a brokenhearted man who attempts to help a desperate daughter find freedom for her wrongfully convicted father. Along the way, Eli Stone, tries desperately not to fall in love, ever again

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

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

aztectm: That's probably my favorite Langston Hughes Poem next to the two he wrote about Lenin, especially Ballads of Lenin. "Comrade Lenin of Russia Speaks from the marble tomb: On guard with the workers forever — The world is our room!"

ghwbjfkmlkrfk: "Make America , America Again"the brilliant genius Langston Hughes not as he'd say.... you had to be

BeineckeLibrary: Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, and James Baldwin

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

JamesMWilliam18: Baldwin fell in love with Louis Happersberger, who was his partner until Baldwin's death. Happersberger died in 2010. Paying it back, Baldwin mentored Toni Morrison, Lorraine Hansberry, Langston Hughes, taught Nina Simone about the Civil Rights Movement.

magpiesentiment: I loved my friend. He went away from me. There is nothing more to say. The poem ends, Soft as it began, I loved my friend. - To F.S. by Langston Hughes

PatriciaVDavis: A fan letter from Nina Simone to Langston Hughes. ❤️

prolpo: "I have never known the police of any country to show interest in lyric poetry as such. But when poems stop talking about the moon & begin to mention poverty, trade unions, color lines & colonies, somebody tells the police." - Langston Hughes, in "My Adventures as a Social Poet"

dreamchaserjb33: Hi! I'm raising money for Langston Hughes High School Football 2021. Would you please consider donating? Thank you!

LangstonReview: 2) they can’t even stop a filibuster. Every time them Civil Rights Bills come up, them old white Southerners filibuster to hell and gone. Why don’t them colored congressmen filibuster, too?” –Langston Hughes, From “Simple Speaks His Mind.”

Matthaber: "Mr. Ruffins contributed designs for The Urbanite, a short lived culture magazine for 'the New Negro,' out in 1961... James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, Langston Hughes and LeRoi Jones also contributed."

Steven_Peea: Langston Hughes, Ronald Reagan's "Mr. Gorbachov, Tear down this wall!" speech of 26 coastal and

AhsanDeliri: “Well, I like to eat, sleep, drink, and be in love. I like to work, read, learn, and understand life.” ― Langston Hughes

nomadartdesign: America Poem, Langston Hughes Wall Art Prints, Unframed Inspirational Art in Black & White Art for...

Ageen_Mp3: Then, in Carlos Williams, Langston Hughes, and Carl Rogers, who created and some 200,000

BeineckeLibrary: St. Louis Woman by Arna Bontemps and Countee Cullen Drafts, typescript and carbon, corrected by LH 531 images total from the Langston Hughes Papers, click through to see & read:

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

mantisman7: “Brother, you’ve got a fan now!” Read a letter from Nina Simone to Langston Hughes. ‹ Literary Hub

annettelhester: “Brother, you’ve got a fan now!” Read a letter from Nina Simone to Langston Hughes.

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

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