poet Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

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Dying Beast

Sensing death,
The buzzards gather —
Noting the last struggle
Of flesh under weather,
Noting the last glance
Of agonized eye
At passing wind
And boundless sky.

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 19, 2016

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  • Agenor (11/30/2020 11:00:00 AM)

    This thing is about dreams I like to dream

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (9/1/2020 9:49:00 AM)

    Noting the last glance
    Of agonized eye
    At passing wind
    And boundless sky.
    Expressive of the
    inner struggle. tony

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  • Kesav EaswaranKesav Easwaran (12/23/2019 7:22:00 AM)

    The prey and the preying bird. The food and the hungry. Death and the agony. Great piece, message, metaphor and allegory

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  • Jeffrey (12/17/2019 3:02:00 PM)

    You R a f.u.c.k.ing

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    Jeffrey(12/17/2019 3:01:00 PM)

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  • The Donald (9/5/2019 8:49:00 PM)

    Speaking of passing wind.....oh, that's a relief!

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  • jeebus (5/17/2019 7:30:00 AM)

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  • Alouwou Mandjah (4/24/2019 8:44:00 AM)

    premonition of the poet

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (4/11/2019 11:12:00 PM)

    Out standing flight of imagery has made this medoly an outstanding classical poem.

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  • Paul AmrodPaul Amrod (4/11/2019 5:49:00 PM)

    I am sorry, the grammar is a problem and give me a bad note and a slap me in the face." Noting the last glance of an agonized eye at the passing wind and boundless sky" is better. Otherwise it is a touchingly profound feeling being described.

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    Pigeon(5/31/2019 9:16:00 AM)

    That’s not wrong grammar

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (4/11/2019 10:34:00 AM)

    Noting the last glance
    Of agonized eye
    At passing wind
    And boundless sky.........touching expression. Beautiful poem by Langston Hughes.

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  • Fredrick NemesFredrick Nemes (4/11/2019 7:34:00 AM)

    With no regrets,
    Head held higher,
    Counting every second,
    Desiring no Perfection but completeness.

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  • Tom Allport (4/11/2019 7:04:00 AM)

    A sad end of a once fellow creature.

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (4/11/2019 3:15:00 AM)

    the boundless sky and the passing wind. great. tony

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (4/11/2019 2:05:00 AM)

    Noting the last glance
    Of agonized eye...//// great expression on the end of life

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  • Ruta MohapatraRuta Mohapatra (4/11/2019 2:01:00 AM)

    Excellent! A deserving poem of day!

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  • Sy WongSy Wong (4/11/2019 1:26:00 AM)

    Helpless now the dying beast has nothing. Lucky buzzards. Life's cycle.

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