#MondayThoughts – A Poem from Langston Hughes

Adversity will come and I will overcome”

James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1901[1] – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. One of the earliest innovators of the 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.”

*source: Wikipedia

13 thoughts on “#MondayThoughts – A Poem from Langston Hughes

  1. So Beautiful, β€οΈπŸ™I’ve never read this poem before although I was familiar with Langston Hughes as a poet. Now I want to read his poetry and philosophy, thank you so much for sharing his work. 😍

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      1. You’re very welcome, Sylvester. There’s a gentleness to his poetry that is missing in today’s society, I can see how he inspired your uplifting poetry πŸ™β€οΈπŸ€—

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