Thursday, February 01, 2007

Haiku for Mr. Hughes

That black poet
wrote of the stars that sparkle
in my sons' eyes.

Langston Hughes: Feb. 1, 1902 - May 22, 1967

Some favorite poems:

April Rain Song

To You

Dream Variations (partial quote in biography discussion)

My People


Anonymous said...

I really like this haiku -- thanks for sharing! I just found a poem by LH that I like very much -- "Lucky."


Lilian said...

This haiku is magic! I'm teary eyed right now. Beautiful.

Heidi Durrow said...

Your Hughes haiku is so incredibly beautiful. Wow. It just knocked me out! Thank you.