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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
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  • Maddie Smith (4/3/2012 2:26:00 PM)

    I dont mean to offend anybody, but I don't like this poem at all. Yes, the meaning behind it is slightly inspiring. The words themselves, however, are too simple and childish. The rhyming sounds forced and I'm certain my 11 year old sister could have thought up this poem. not to say I don't like Langston Hughes; some of his poems are good. But this is not one of them. (Report) Reply

  • Chaim Lebor (2/27/2012 6:15:00 PM)

    Hi, I had to analyze this song in my English studies
    any way I had composed the poem
    Love and peace

    Chaim from Israel.

    http: //soundcloud.com/clebor/dream-langston-hughes (Report) Reply

  • Jasmine Jones (2/27/2012 2:11:00 PM)

    This is my very first poem that I've read by Langston Hughes and I still love it even though I first read it in 3rd grade and I'm already in highschool! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rick Adriolo (1/23/2012 3:27:00 PM)

    short and powerfull.. but it doesn't touch the heart nor it makes you any wiser.. for a poem that does that read my poem about dreaming.. but you have many other poems I really like! (Report) Reply

  • Ebi Robert (1/6/2012 2:25:00 AM)

    frangrance like the spit of the mouth out of a sleeping pill. Simile me, my dear. This is nice. (Report) Reply

  • Judith Furedi (12/26/2011 11:38:00 AM)

    I love this poem and I love Langston Hughes. The brevity of the poem, its conciseness deliver the message powerfully. Had it been longer it might have not had the same impact. (Report) Reply

  • Hayato Ono (12/16/2011 7:52:00 PM)

    A dream is vital to have in life...
    We should always have one or we have nothing to work for
    I truly love this poem (Report) Reply

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