By: Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The South by Langston Hughes.
This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June 19, 2022.
Langston Hughes was an American poet and social activist, and is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. This poem, with its strong imagery, presents a darker facet of the South than is generally displayed in "nice" poetry.
- Summary by TriciaG