Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Langston Hughes Poems

61. Helen Keller 3/27/2010
62. Harlem [Dream Deferred] 3/27/2010
63. Gods 3/27/2010
64. Genius Child 7/23/2012
65. Freedom's Plow 1/3/2003
66. For Selma 3/27/2010
67. Fire-Caught 3/27/2010
68. Final Curve 3/27/2010
69. Ennui 1/3/2003
70. Enemy 3/27/2010
71. Easy Boogie 3/27/2010
72. Dreams 1/3/2003
73. Dream Variations 1/3/2003
74. Dream Boogie 3/27/2010
75. Dinner Guest: Me 1/3/2003
76. Democracy 1/3/2003
77. Demand 3/27/2010
78. Deceased 3/27/2010
79. Daybreak in Alabama 1/3/2003
80. Cultural Exchange 1/3/2003

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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