"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" is a poem by American writer Langston Hughes.
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James Mercer Langston Hughes was born February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri.
His parents divorced when he was a young child, and his father moved to ...
I've known rivers: Ancient, dusky rivers. My soul has grown deep like the rivers.
Langston Hughes, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” from Collected Poems.
Langston Hughes wrote "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" while on a train ride to
Mexico, where he would live with his father for one year. He had just graduated ...
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Oct 9, 2013 ... The Negro Speaks of Rivers by LANGSTON HUGHES I've known rivers: I've
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers. By Langston Hughes. I've known rivers: I've known
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Jul 15, 2016 ... 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers' is a poem by American writer Langston Hughes.
According to Hughes, the poem was written while he was 17 and ...
“The Negro Speaks of Rivers” is Langston Hughes's first mature poem. He wrote
it in 1920 at the age of seventeen, while traveling by train to visit his father in ...
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On "The Negro Speaks of Rivers". Arnold Rampersad. The sun was setting as the
train reached St. Louis and began the long passage from Illinois across the ...