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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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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

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Read in February, 1st time. Langston Hughes Poems: "I, Too" , "Theme for English B" , "Freedom" , "Words like Freedom" , "Visitors to the Black Belt" , "The Weary Blues" , "The Negro Speaks of Rivers."

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Langston Hughes was born 02-01-1902 in joplin missouri he published his first poem in 1921 he attended columbia univirsty but left after 1 year to travel

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Typewriter Poem The Dream Keeper + Portrait Langston Hughes Original Life Poem Poetry Old Style Typewriting

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

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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.

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