Sad Times


"Conflicted" created at age 11
Amaranthia Art Folio “Conflicted” by Amaranthia (AmaSepia) created at age 11


Let America Be America Again

by Langston Hughes (1902-1967)(excerpt)

…O, let America be America again ā€”
The land that never has been yet ā€”
And yet must be–the land where every man is free.
The land that’s mine ā€” the poor man’s, Indian’s, Negro’s, ME ā€”
Who made America,
Whose sweat and blood, whose faith and pain,
Whose hand at the foundry, whose plow in the rain,
Must bring back our mighty dream again.

Sure, call me any ugly name you choose ā€”
The steel of freedom does not stain.
From those who live like leeches on the people’s lives,
We must take back our land again,

Follow on twitter @foxesandthings


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s