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From The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, published by Knopf and Vintage Books. Copyright © 1994 by the Estate of Langston Hughes. - See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15615#sthash.2kRjfFZU.dpuf

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This poem reminded me of Aibileen and of Deborah Spungen. Both women faced her own personal demons, but found strength within themselves to keep moving forward.

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Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes We see this happening every day in America and it is everyone's job to stop it.

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"I am so tired of waiting, Aren’t you, For the world to become good And beautiful and kind?" — Langston Hughes, “Tired”

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The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project | Interpreting the Dream: Connecting Hughes, Hansberry, and Lim

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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.

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