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Analysis and comments on Still Here by Langston Hughes

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Comment 32 of 122, added on September 16th, 2009 at 1:06 PM.

This poem really let's everyone know that inspite of The economic situation
we are facing, "We are still here" God has something better in store for us
if we just hold on keep the faith, never stop laughin, lovin, and livin. As
long as we can look up, we can get up!!!!! It's a blessing to be here.

Georgia from United States
Comment 31 of 122, added on March 13th, 2009 at 5:48 PM.

This poem is so good that it inspired me so much. I love it.

Jasmin Brown from United States
Comment 30 of 122, added on February 25th, 2009 at 1:46 PM.

Normally I'm not a fan of any pro-/anti- race poetry, but I like this
poem, and it has a meaning to me even though I'm white. It's not specific
in saying "negro" or whatnot, allowing you to interpret it in your own way
and apply it to your own life. I'm sorry to hear that he passed away,
though...

Ikari from Canada
Comment 29 of 122, added on February 25th, 2009 at 1:41 PM.

I like this poem, normally I'm not a fan of any kind of pro-or-anti-race
poetry, but this has a meeaning to me even though I'm white, because you
can interpret it your own way and apply it to your own life, rather than
being thrown off by the specificication of "Negro!" and so on.

Ikari from Canada
Comment 28 of 122, added on December 18th, 2008 at 12:23 PM.

I really really enjoyed to energy this poem brought to my day... from now
on i will read poems every morning to give me that little boost of
happiness

Joesy from United States
Comment 27 of 122, added on September 9th, 2008 at 10:44 AM.

This poem relates to me so much..i love it!! Its amazing!

ReBecca from United States
Comment 26 of 122, added on May 15th, 2008 at 10:32 AM.

Everyone, L. Hughes died of cancer, get over it.

Jimmy from Australia
Comment 25 of 122, added on February 6th, 2008 at 4:49 PM.

this is the greatest poem I have ever heard. Mykee preformed at my school,
and it changed my life he gets a 5/5

mark from United States
Comment 24 of 122, added on January 7th, 2008 at 11:28 PM.

to the person who said he killed himself...

he didnt kill himself, he died of cancer. unless you're saying he killed
himself with cancer.. i'd suggest you get your facts right.

lev from United States
Comment 23 of 122, added on September 4th, 2007 at 8:36 PM.

Just a comment to the poster "Andrew." Langston Hughes did NOT kill
himself. He died following abdominal surgery.

bjb from Japan

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: Still Here
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Aug 2 2006


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