Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes We see this happening every day in America and it is everyone's job to stop it.

Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes We see this happening every day in America and it is everyone's job to stop it.

Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain

Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain

An amazing piece of poetic genius from The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Copyright © 1994 the Estate of Langston Hughes.

An amazing piece of poetic genius from The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Copyright © 1994 the Estate of Langston Hughes.

From The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, published by Knopf and Vintage Books. Copyright © 1994 by the Estate of Langston Hughes. - See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15615#sthash.2kRjfFZU.dpuf

From The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, published by Knopf and Vintage Books. Copyright © 1994 by the Estate of Langston Hughes. - See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15615#sthash.2kRjfFZU.dpuf

Langston Hughes (this isn't happiness.)

Langston Hughes (this isn't happiness.)

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"I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you wan to go, if you really want to go." - Langston Hughes

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"I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you wan to go, if you really want to go." - Langston Hughes

let the rain kiss you...let it sing you to sleep langston hughes I remember staying at Trinity College in Dublin and looking at the lit library, hearing the rain on the cobblestones and listening to the soft breathing of my child asleep.

let the rain kiss you...let it sing you to sleep langston hughes I remember staying at Trinity College in Dublin and looking at the lit library, hearing the rain on the cobblestones and listening to the soft breathing of my child asleep.

Langston Hughes Quote: “Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music.  And death a note unsaid.”

Langston Hughes Quote: “Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.”

This poem reminded me of Aibileen and of Deborah Spungen. Both women faced her own personal demons, but found strength within themselves to keep moving forward.

This poem reminded me of Aibileen and of Deborah Spungen. Both women faced her own personal demons, but found strength within themselves to keep moving forward.

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