Poetry, VOLUME 6

Langston Hughes – Prayer [Poem]

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”067972818X” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/416BAR702VL._SL160_.jpg” width=”102″ alt=”Langston Hughes” ]Today is the birthday of poet Langston Hughes (b. 1902).

 

I *LOVE* this poem of his taken from…

Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

Paperback: Vintage, 1990.
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Listen to Langston Hughes reading two of his poems








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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


2 Comments

  1. Scroll down to read “Litany,” too. It is a real gem.