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James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry. Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "the negro was in vogue" which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue".

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List of poems by Langston Hughes 12 total

Cycle
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Dream Boogie 272 ViewsRate it
Feet o' Jesus 150 ViewsRate it
For Selma 260 ViewsRate it
Freedom's Plow
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I Continue To Dream
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I, Too 250 ViewsRate it
Lincoln Monument: Washington 123 ViewsRate it
Mother to Son
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Mother to Son
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The dream keeper
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Trumpet Player
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