poet Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

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For Selma

In places like
Selma, Alabama,
Kids say,
In places like
Chicago and New York...
In places like
Chicago and New York
Kids say,
In places like
London and Paris...
In places like
London and Paris
Kids say,
In places like
Chicago and New York...

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

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Comments about For Selma by Langston Hughes

  • Esther (4/23/2018 1:24:00 AM)

    No matter where you go it is the same, people(human nature is the same

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  • Tomas PratoTomas Prato (12/26/2016 10:50:00 AM)

    Third rate rubbish.

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  • Kevin PatrickKevin Patrick (3/9/2015 9:56:00 PM)

    Reading this I feel like there's something missing, that I am not getting, is he saying that people from one part of the world look to another for inspiration or stand united against injustice? Its still an interesting work

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  • Shyla Cureton (6/23/2011 7:56:00 PM)

    Lovin' this one, America... Langston Hughes' art is brilliant with a touch of a definite jazz...I should've been reading this all my life! ! ! ! ! ! ! ...Thank you, Poem Hunter!

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