let the rain kiss you.let it sing you to sleep langston hughes I remember staying at Trinity College in Dublin and looking at the lit library, hearing the rain on the cobblestones and listening to the soft breathing of my child asleep.
Langston Hughes - She, in the dark, found light brighter than many ever see. She within herself, found loveliness, through the soul's own mastery. And now the world receives from her dower: The message of the strength of inner power
Langston Hughes (American) poet,social activist, novelist, play write and columnist Part of the Harlem Renaissance Movement He portrayed the real lives of blacks in the lower social economic strata. He coined the term "Black Is Beautiful" .
Langston Hughes' poem is carved into the wall at the African American Museum on the National Mall. His words are a powerful reminder of what it was like to be black in America prior to the civil rights movement. How can you relate to this poem?