Langston Hughes

A poet that made you feel as if your were in the moment

His life

Mr. Hughes was born on February 1st 1902 in Joplin Missouri.. Shortly after birth his mother and father divorced causing him to grow close to his grandmother. He was also partiality raised by her. At the age of thirteen he moved to Lincoln, Illinois with his mom where he started his career in poetry. He attended Columbia University in New York in 1921 were he continued to write poetry. His fist book was published in 1926.

Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes is now known to be one of the best poem ridders and the voice of his generation. His words inspires many people to this day. He wrote about the way he felt and about things the are relevent to the people. He was also a advocate for equality.
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