Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

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  • Rookie - 39 Points Jetty J Newnham (10/11/2013 7:11:00 PM)

    This is one of my favourite poems by Hughes poems! Still relevant today. And it's black history month so read Langston Hughes! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 3 Points Allan Lindsay (5/25/2013 9:22:00 AM)

    So what is a poem? Do tell. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 369 Points Stephen W (12/27/2012 4:04:00 PM)

    Not really a poem at all, just an oddly formatted essay.
    Too many people want to write polemic poetry, but are too snobby to adopt its natural form, which is a kind of angry doggerel. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,881 Points * Sunprincess * (10/5/2012 5:21:00 PM)

    thought provoking and sad.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie C.d. Xiang (4/3/2009 9:52:00 PM)

    Irrevocably entertaining! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sophia Pone (1/25/2008 9:46:00 AM)

    You are agreat writter (Report) Reply

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