Langston Hughes (1902-1967) was a poet, social activist, and playwright. He known for his “jazz poetry” and was very active in the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes’ work showcased black in small towns and a love to black man (and women). Hughes best known novels were Without Laughter (1930) and The Ways of White Folks (1934). His poetry collections include “The Weary Blues” (1926) and “Montage of a Dream Deferred” (1951). His most popular poems were A Dream Deferred and I, Too.
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.