Letters to Langston: A Poetic Journal
Langston Hughes used his expressive talents during a time when it was preferred that African Americans were neither seen nor heard. He recorded stories that would have been lost in time, giving them a memorable rhyme and a place in literature. And for this he will forever be remembered and esteemed as a great talent and an important part of history.
Letter’s to Langston is one writer’s tribute to another, across time and circumstance. This poetic journal includes poems inspired by the writing of Langston Hughes as well as poems chronicling personal and social milestones, shortcomings, and long awaited triumphs. All of which is presented in an effort to carry on the torch of relaying our stories to another generation.