Let the rain kiss you and more about Langston Hughes

Nature Vision Quote - Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. Langston Huges

About Langston Hughes

James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri.

He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry.

Born: February 1, 1902, Joplin, Missouri, United States

Died: May 22, 1967, New York City, New York, United States

Books: The Weary Blues, Not Without Laughter

Awards: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, Spingarn Medal


Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun?… Or does it explode?

I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.

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