Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Langston Hughes Poems

21. Song for a Dark Girl -new- 3/17/2015
22. Snake 3/27/2010
23. Silence 3/27/2010
24. Sick Room 3/27/2010
25. Sea Calm 1/3/2003
26. Quiet Girl 1/3/2003
27. Question [1] 3/27/2010
28. Problems 1/3/2003
29. Prize Fighter 3/27/2010
30. Po' Boy Blues 1/3/2003
31. Pierrot 3/27/2010
32. Personal 3/27/2010
33. Peace 3/27/2010
34. Park Bench -new- 3/17/2015
35. Oppression 1/3/2003
36. Night Funeral in Harlem 1/3/2003
37. Negro Speaks of Rivers 1/3/2003
38. Negro Dancers 3/27/2010
39. My People 1/3/2003
40. Motto 3/27/2010

Freedom's Plow

When a man starts out with nothing,
When a man starts out with his hands
Empty, but clean,
When a man starts to build a world,
He starts first with himself
And the faith that is in his heart-
The strength there,
The will there to build.

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