Langston Hughes

by Dier Grant

Born February 1, 1902 a poem writer name Langston Hughes with 4 awards his education is at lincoln university. his parents divorced when he was a young child and his dad moved to mexico.he was raised by his grandma until he was 13. Then he moved back with his mom and her husband. His career started when they moved to lincoln. He wrote novels short story's and plays. His first poetry was The Weary Blues. He also travelled to Africa and Europe working as a seaman. He tried to write poems like the songs he heard. one of his poems

Dream Deferred

What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up
like a raisin in the sun?
Or fester like a sore--
and then run?
Does it stink like rotten meat?
Or crust and sugar over--
like a syrupy sweet?
Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load
Or does it just explode?

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