Selected Poems of Langston Hughes Quotes

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"I am the American heartbreak— / Rock on which Freedom / Stumps its toe—" (Pg. 9)

"Little snail, / Dreaming you go. / Weather and rose / Is all you know." (Pg. 59)

"The wind has blown all the cloud-garments / Off the body of the moon / And now she's naked, / Stark naked." (Pg. 60)

"I will take your heart. / I will take your soul out of your body / As though I were God." (Pg. 62)

"She did not love me, / So I crept away into the night / And the night was black, too." (Pg. 66)

"I would liken you / To a sleep without dreams / Were it not for your songs." (Pg. 67)

"When Susanna Jones wears red / Her face is like an ancient cameo / Turned brown by the ages." (Pg. 68)

"Love is a wild wonder" (Pg. 69)

"The calm, / Cool face of the river / Asked me for a kiss." (Pg. 85)

"[...] Yet you seek, / As if you could keep...

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