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A Raisin in the Sun by Langston Hughes

Harlem (A dream deferred) a poem by Langston Hughes ---one of my fav. plays A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry inspired by this amazing Hughes poem.

The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project | Interpreting the Dream: Connecting Hughes, Hansberry, and Lim

A Dream Deferred- Langston Hughes

Misery by Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright. Lived: Feb 1902 - May 1967 (age


This poem touches my heart so much. This is the first poem that I performed for my high school Speech and Debate Team. Mother to Son by Langston Hughes

Go forth, the tellers of tales,  And seize whatever the heart longs for. Have no fear.  Everthing exists, And everything is true.  And the earth is only A little dust  Under our feet.

Go forth, the teller of tales, and seize whatever the heart longs for. Have no fear. Everything exists. And the earth is just a little dust under our feet. Yeats, "The Celtic Twilight"

Read in February, 1st time. Langston Hughes Poems: "I, Too" , "Theme for English B" , "Freedom" , "Words like Freedom" , "Visitors to the Black Belt" , "The Weary Blues" , "The Negro Speaks of Rivers."

Langston Hughes' poem is carved into the wall at the African American Museum on the National Mall. His words are a powerful reminder of what it was like to be black in America prior to the civil rights movement. How can you relate to this poem?

Dreams by Langston Hughes

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. Thanks, Cory Booker!

"You have been a friend" quote Charlotte's Web

"You have been a friend" quote Charlotte's Web

Your weapons

I realize how awful this feels .

Christopher poindexter

The Blooming of Madness poem written by Christopher Poindexter Some of these poems will be released in his book due to be released in March. It's available for pre-order now simple truth darling.

V I C I O U S L Y // C Y D

a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tries, a touch that never hurts // charles dickens


"She buried her ears into the calm of his heartbeat, and in a matter of seconds fell terribly in love with the way her loneliness fell softly and suddenly, asleep, in his chest." Quote by Christopher Poindexter.

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"Slowly I am withering- a flower deprived of sun; longing to belong to, somewhere or someone" -Wallflower by Lang Leav

"As I Grew Older", by Langston Hughes

This week we started a new unit, which is related to multiculturalism, Human Rights more specifically. In this post we will examine a .

"A Stranger"...  Is my favorite poem, as It speaks to the want, to the need, to the passion, in each one of us...

"A Stranger" by Lang Leav Poetry, poems, quotes, writing