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Forty-five poems chosen from the work of the black poet, Langston Hughes, by Harlem fourth graders....

Title : Don't You Turn Back: Poems by Langston Hughes
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ISBN : 9780394908465
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 79 Pages
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  • Matthew
    2018-12-11 06:55

    The night is beautiful,So the faces of my people.The stars are beautiful,So the eyes of my people.Beautiful, also, is the sun.Beautiful, also, are the souls of my people.- My People, pg. 3* * *She standsIn the quiet darkness,This troubled womanBowed byWeariness and painLike anAutumn flowerIn the frozen rain,Like aWind-blown autumn flowerThat never lifts its headAgain.- Troubled Woman, pg. 10* * *I love my friend.He went away from me.There's nothing more to say.The poem ends,Soft as it began -I loved my friend.- Poem, pg. 24* * *Bring me all of your dreams,You dreamers,Bring me all of yourHeart melodiesThat I may wrap themIn a blue cloud-clothAway from the too-rough fingersOf the world- The Dream Keeper, pg. 39* * *Hold fast to dreamsFor if dreams dieLife is a broken-winged birdThat cannot fly.Hold fast to dreamsFor when dreams goLife is a barren fieldFrozen with snow.- Dreams, pg. 44* * *The calm,Cool face of the riverAsked me for a kiss.- Suicide's Note, pg. 57* * *Wear itLike a bannerFor the proud -Not like a shroud.Wear itLike a songSoaring high -Not moan or cry.- Colour, pg. 73* * *I, too, sing America.I am the darker brother.They send me to eat in the kitchenWhen company comes,But I laugh,And eat well,And grow strong.Tomorrow,I'll be at the tableWhen company comes.Nobody'll dareSay to me,"Eat in the kitchen,"Then.Besides,They'll see how beautiful I amAnd be ashamed -I, too, am America.- I, Too, pg. 74