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 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"
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?
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!
"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.
"Slowly I am withering- a flower deprived of sun; longing to belong to, somewhere or someone" -Wallflower by Lang Leav
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" by Lang Leav Poetry, poems, quotes, writing