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Langston hughes

  Because I cherish poetry and wish to honor Black History Month… This post focuses on Langston Hughes (1902-1967). Hughes was a prolific poet, novelist, playwright, and essayist. In spite of a difficult childhood, he came to personify the Harlem … Continue reading

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January 15, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. I did not know Martin Luther King, Jr., but I did know of him. As a teen in the 1960s, the civil rights movement was not much on my mind. I seem to remember thinking, why … Continue reading

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November 21 – Night

November 21 Today, I am thankful for the night. I am one of them – a night person. But alas, the world is not kind to us, the night people. The world insists we try to sleep, but sleep will … Continue reading

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