Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,896 Points p.a. noushad (9/7/2013 12:07:00 AM)

    Dear Langston Hughes, your verses touch my heart deeply.

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  • Rookie Alan Sugar (8/30/2012 7:58:00 AM)

    Poem for Langston Hughes

    Thunder is seldom so soft as when his sounds are spoken.
    That bird climbs on to life- to life! Its wings have never broken.

    Those wings will take it to a place where crystal stairs have passed.
    That barren field of frozen snow will flourish with dreams at last.

    Hold fast!
    Hold fast.!

  • Rookie Jaya Wasteneys (7/11/2012 8:20:00 PM)

    Langston was a true poet. His poetry was a denial of everything he'd been told about himself and his people, and the truest expression of spirit that I've ever read.

  • Rookie William Sebastien (7/9/2012 7:42:00 AM)

    i love the poem...about civil war

  • Rookie James Trotter (5/22/2012 2:40:00 AM)

    I love the line from the LTAB poem, My ego is Langston 'Huge'

  • Rookie Kevin Russell (4/17/2012 7:45:00 PM)

    Langston Hughs in my opinion was the OG of poetry. I am influenced by his genius at

  • Rookie Resh V (4/4/2012 8:26:00 PM)

    He wrote this poem in 1926.

  • Rookie Jovan Watkins (3/8/2012 3:56:00 PM)

    the most iconic man of all time

Best Poem of 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.

Read the full of Dreams

Still Here

been scared and battered.
My hopes the wind done scattered.
Snow has friz me,
Sun has baked me,

Looks like between 'em they done
Tried to make me

Stop laughin', stop lovin', stop livin'--
But I don't care!
I'm still here!

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