15 August (1924): Ernest Hemingway to Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas | The American Reader
Po' Boy Blues, poem by Langston Hughes | Best Poems
POEMAS DE LANGSTON HUGHES.  Translation of Dreams and other Hughes poems.
Poems by Maya Angelou, Lucille Clifton, Alexis De Veaux, Mari Evans, Darryl Holmes, Langston Hughes, Rashidah Ismaili, Haki R. Madhubuti, Walter Dean Myers, Mwatabu Okantah, Eugene B. Redmond, Askia M. Touré, Margaret Walker.  "Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner, 1994".
Langston Hughes
Portraits of Langston is a 6 movement 'tour de force' with optional narrator, and is based on the poems of Langston Hughes, his experiences in Paris and Harlem. For the best impact, it is recommended (but not necessary) to perform it with narrator, reading selected Langston Hughes' poems.  Duration: 16 minutes without narrator, est. 22 minutes with narrator.
As a teen I learned to love the poetry of Langston Hughes.  Great art here!
Langston Hughes(Feb 1,1902-May 1967) February 1,2015 Google has marked what would have been the 113th birthday of the pioneering African-American jazz poet and social activist, with a Doodle on its homepage. On his work, Hughes is quoted as saying: "My seeking has been to explain and illuminate the Negro condition in America and obliquely that of all human kind." He hoped to inspire black writers to be objective...
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