Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Dreams


Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
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  • Rookie - 3 Points Kinuthia David (5/6/2014 3:08:00 AM)

    Great poem, check out and comment on mine too (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Joseph Sanchez (4/28/2014 11:44:00 AM)

    great one. i loved it. keep it up Already Reported Reply

    Rookie - 22 Points Rainbow Pony5 Sister Maude Bae (2/2/2015 8:28:00 AM)

    how bout no

  • Gold Star - 10,543 Points * Sunprincess * (4/26/2014 6:07:00 PM)

    ......life is but a dream...so hold onto life and hold onto your dream....a beautiful poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Julie Rhodes (4/25/2014 7:51:00 PM)

    dont give up on your dreams, for surely if you do you will be filled with regret (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,415 Points Herbert Guitang (4/25/2014 7:10:00 AM)

    Meaningful in sonority. Brilliant poem (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,894 Points Patricia Grantham (4/24/2014 7:59:00 AM)

    A beautiful write that is rich in meanings and
    expressions. Follow your dreams. Lovely. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 679 Points Birgitta Abimbola Heikka (4/15/2014 7:45:00 PM)

    Short but full of rich words. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 21,695 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/2/2014 4:15:00 AM)

    An absolute truth that the poet said in this poem. It is the dreams that makes us so happy in our sleep stage where our unfulfilled dreams and unseen friends and gone friends comes in pictures in mind. So much true statement stated in a small poem is really fascinating and therefore I like this poem in its correct senses. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 57 Points Noctiluca Scintillans (4/1/2014 4:59:00 AM)

    Absolutely, and what i saw once, , it holds true for the responsibility too. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie irvin Mcknight (3/19/2014 11:21:00 PM)

    Hold on to your dreams because if you let go it's gone like it was never there. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 90 Points Ayush Pandey (2/24/2014 8:01:00 AM)

    Nothing is greater and powerful than your dreams. Follow your dreams, be what you are meant to be. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Barbara Antic (2/19/2014 5:09:00 AM)

    Feels like he never quite finished that one... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Aoife Bridges (2/13/2014 10:50:00 AM)

    Ahh I like dreams think this poem is so true (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Hosein Hatamian (2/11/2014 4:17:00 PM)

    Dreams are reflection of our thoughts.
    of our aims
    so try to fix our thoughts and aims. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Luna Hamltin (2/10/2014 12:35:00 PM)

    Hold fast to dreams you dreamers. Hold fast to your dreams. for if dreams die life is a baron field covered with snow. Hold fast to dreams. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Lauren Rosina (2/5/2014 8:35:00 AM)

    So true. If we didn't have dream's to try and make come true there would be nothing to look forward to, no where to go to, truly like a bird without flight and a frozen field that nothing can live on. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nikolai Morskoi (2/1/2014 9:30:00 PM)

    Could our dreams be possibly interpreted as that which we lack? Some sort of future state we wish to live in that we currently do not? We should all be content with our present no matter how difficult it may be. Because dreams do come true, and what I mean by that is we do sometimes get what we wish for. What then? ? We pursue our dreams so life may be a broken-winged bird once we realize our dream? Does anyone else get what i'm saying? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rob Wood (1/25/2014 8:26:00 AM)

    I'm all in favour of dreams. But can life without dreams be like a broken-winged bird that cannot fly, as well as a barren field frozen with snow, all within the space of so few words? Short, but not all that sweet. (Report) Reply



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