Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Dreams

Poem by Langston Hughes

Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.

Topic(s) of this poem: dreams


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  • Voiceselen (6/30/2020 5:29:00 AM)

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  • Brandy Sue DavisBrandy Sue Davis (6/29/2020 5:20:00 AM)

    I honestly enjoyed this poem so much.(Report)Reply

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  • Richard AntwiRichard Antwi (6/19/2020 4:09:00 AM)

    Life is a broken-winged bird
    That cannot fly.
    I think 'life' is more than that, once a while our wind is broken but we fly more(Report)Reply

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  • Sr.Jyothi (6/17/2020 4:31:00 PM)

    Good keep it up(Report)Reply

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  • Prabir GayenPrabir Gayen (6/4/2020 3:13:00 AM)

    Hold fast to dreams
    For if dreams die
    Life is a broken-winged bird
    That cannot fly.
    Hold fast to dreams
    For when dreams go
    Life is a barren field
    Frozen with snow.(Report)Reply

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  • VNH-97 (5/22/2020 11:31:00 AM)

    Langston Hughes had the amazing ability to move a person to tears in a matter of 30 words! What a talented poet!(Report)Reply

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  • Vidya MuraliVidya Murali (5/13/2020 11:42:00 AM)

    Langston Hughes is one of my favourite poets.(Report)Reply

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  • Geeta Radhakrishna MenonGeeta Radhakrishna Menon (5/13/2020 12:07:00 AM)

    Fantastic lines that i should read everyday. A big salute to this great Poet....10(Report)Reply

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  • Saibal Barman (5/11/2020 12:34:00 AM)

    Wonderful....innate feelings a true seeker of beauty in creations(Report)Reply

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  • Person (5/6/2020 11:15:00 AM)

    This peom is beautiful. Mostly because the meaning of it is to never give up or let go. If you do so, hope is nothing(Report)Reply

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  • 696969 (4/27/2020 10:15:00 PM)

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  • Cynthia (4/23/2020 8:54:00 AM)

    I think this the best poem I have ever read(Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (4/12/2020 6:22:00 PM)

    Life is a broken-winged bird
    That cannot fly.......one of the concept of life that is true. A beautiful poem composed by Langston Hughes.(Report)Reply

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  • Ion jutaran (4/10/2020 5:09:00 AM)

    Stark truth.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Friday, December 19, 2014