This week’s column celebrates the creative mind of Black poet Langston Hughes.
It includes these lines from “Call to Creation”:
“Listen! Futile beauty-makers —
Work for awhile with the pattern-breakers!
Come for a march with the new-world-makers:
Let beauty be!”
“Langston Hughes, “In spite of all, Life must not cease””
This Saturday in the Asheville Citizen-Times
Thanks for posting this poem by Langston Hughs!
I majored in English 1955-1959, and never did I hear “Langston Hughes.” …that I remember.
Thank you so much for remedying this!
Looking forward to catching up! but distressed by what the omission says. Thanks for again helping us see
Ha! This must be where “raisin in the sun” comes from! (“Dream Deferred”). Wow. Powerful stuff.
An amazing voice for all of us. Thanks.