poet Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

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Feet o' Jesus

At the feet o' Jesus,
Sorrow like a sea.
Lordy, let yo' mercy
Come driftin' down on me.

At the feet o' Jesus
At yo' feet I stand.
O, ma little Jesus,
Please reach out yo' hand.

Topic(s) of this poem: jesus

Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Poem Edited: Thursday, July 23, 2015

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (9/21/2020 4:16:00 AM)

    At the feet o' Jesus
    At yo' feet I stand.
    O, ma little Jesus,
    Please reach out yo' hand.
    at the feet of Jesus
    raising emotions.. tony

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (9/9/2020 1:54:00 PM)

    Lordy, let yo' mercy
    Come driftin' down on me.
    little Jesus, please reach out your hand. tony

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (4/11/2019 3:17:00 AM)

    O, ma little Jesus,
    Please reach out yo' hand. Jesus reaching out his hand to save us. great poem. tony

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  • Anne Myers (1/16/2019 1:25:00 AM)

    Being a child of the sixties born and raised in the sparse economic days of southern living, I easily relate to this heartfelt prayer. Understanding that life in those days orbited around the Black church. There was a deep belief and understanding of the protection that could not be receive from man and would only come from Jesus.

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  • - - - (4/9/2018 11:33:00 AM)

    Great poem!

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  • Tazzy (4/2/2018 11:21:00 AM)

    There isn't much to say here - this poem is a devout prayer that packs a punch, but is only two stanzas long. I think Hughes had a gift for saying a lot in very few lines. It's more than a simple prayer, though. I can't explain it because I haven't got the depth for this kind of work. All I know is it's one of his most excellent poems.

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  • kyla.wade (2/8/2018 1:40:00 PM)

    ggggggggggggggoooooooooooooodddddddddddddddddddd ppppppppppooooooooooeeeeeeeeemmmmmmmm

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  • Vera Chapman (2/6/2018 6:59:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful Christian poem.

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  • Jamena (1/18/2018 12:08:00 PM)

    #GOD #GREAT #LOVE

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  • Bastin (1/16/2018 2:38:00 PM)

    this is mocking Jesus. this poem is not to be read and you should not write poems like this

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  • Mr Montez (1/11/2018 1:43:00 PM)

    Is this poem talking about jesus Juarez Sanchez Martinez Lopez Garza Garcia Gonzales Mendez Montes Diaz Lara Razo Villalobos Smith because if it is i love that guy

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    Mr Montez(1/11/2018 1:46:00 PM)

    LUNCH DETENION

    Mr Montez(1/11/2018 1:44:00 PM)

    Correction i meant to say write your name on the board

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  • Subhas Chandra ChakraSubhas Chandra Chakra (10/14/2017 12:44:00 PM)

    A perfect prayer of pure devotion.
    Well done.

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  • Tom Allport (12/29/2016 10:54:00 AM)

    we all need someone to look up to and be inspired.

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  • Addison DeetsAddison Deets (3/17/2016 9:33:00 AM)

    I just love this poem

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