This short poem about dreams is one of the most influential poems of the 20th century, where Langston Hughes asks one of American poetry’s most famous questions: what happens to a dream deferred?
“The Negro Speaks of River”, by Langston Hughes, traces black history from the beginning of human civilization to the present.
By Amiri Baraka WHYS (Nobody Knows) The Trouble I Seen) Trad. If you ever findyourself, some wherelost and surroundedby enemieswho […]
By Derek Walcott A wind is ruffling the tawny peltOf Africa. Kikuyu, quick as flies,Batten upon the bloodstreams of the […]