06/02/13 A Poem A Day writing prompt (Langston Hughes Week)

zamantungwa | February 6th, 2013 | a poem a day challenge | No Comments

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today’s writing prompt is:

Dark ones of Africa

from Sun Song by Langston Hughes

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Sun Song by Langston Hughes

Sun and softness,
Sun and the beaten hardness of the earth,
Sun and the song of all the sun-stars
Gathered together-
Dark ones of Africa,
I bring you my songs
To sing on the Georgia roads.

(source: Selected Poems by Langston Hughes)

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