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Langston Hughes Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Langston Hughes poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best Langston Hughes resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

Langston Hughes Biography...Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, short story writer, and newspaper columnist. He is noted as having been a creator of jazz poetry and as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, an African American cultural movement that occurred during the 1920s and 1930s.


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Hughes Quotes

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Quote Left Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying. Quote Right
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Quote Left I swear to the LordI still can't seeWhy Democracy meansEverybody but me. Quote Right
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Quote Left I swear to the Lord I still can't see Why Democracy means Everybody but me. Quote Right
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Quote Left I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go. Quote Right
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Quote Left Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Quote Right
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