Langston HughesHold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.

 

Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.

 

–From The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
published by Alfred A. Knopf/Vintage.
Copyright © 1994 by The Estate of Langston Hughes.

 


 

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