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  1. Harlem

    in Famous Sad Poems

    What happens to a dream deferred?

    Does it dry up
    like a raisin in the sun?

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    A wonderful poem by Langston Hughes, some dreams drift off with the morning mist, others come through if one persists.....

    A dream differed is a dream put on hold
    until the time comes for...

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  2. Miss Rosie

    in Famous Sad Poems

    when I watch you
    wrapped up like garbage
    sitting, surrounded by the smell
    of too old potato peels

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  4. I, Too

    in Famous Life Poems

    I, too, sing America.

    I am the darker brother.
    They send me to eat in the kitchen

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  5. Black Is Beautiful

    • By Sharon D. Brown-Rogers
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Self-Worth

    in Inspirational Poems

    Black is
    Black is as beautiful as a bed of milky white clouds.
    Black is as beautiful as soft as a newborn baby hair.
    Black is as beautiful as standing up for what is right.

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    It really touched me and I am going to use it to motivate and encourage others. Some of our black brothers and sisters hate themselves because they are black.

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  7. Theme For English B

    in Famous Life Poems

    The instructor said,

    Go home and write
    a page tonight.

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    This poem!! I felt a tug in my heart because it was truly a story of truth from your heart! Very well expressed, and I can't say but one thing more. If we keep our ears open we learn from...

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