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Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Dreams


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.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003
Edited: Monday, August 18, 2014

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