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Analysis and comments on Still Here by Langston Hughes

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Comment 18 of 118, added on March 28th, 2006 at 8:26 PM.

this poem is good i am young and i have to turn in a poem about myself i
think this pretty much explains it

jordan from United States
Comment 17 of 118, added on March 11th, 2006 at 9:15 PM.

i think this poem is really good because it shows that life is full of
unwanted things and unfortunate occasions and even though we go through all
these things, we're "still here"

dark eyes from United States
Comment 16 of 118, added on March 1st, 2006 at 3:40 PM.

i really like this poem because it shows that whatever happens,we blacks
will always be here. w'eve suvived!
by the way, i'm 11, black, and proud of it!

eunice from United States
Comment 15 of 118, added on February 23rd, 2006 at 7:10 AM.

This poem i like my lif right now cause peoplelove me but hurts me and i
don't care about it . and your poem makes me feel good and lets me know
that i am not by my-self amd there's more people around her like me and
that's good think you for making that poem cause their's no one who
understand me like you do hope you make more poem's like that cause i will
read them all. and agin think you an lot.

Tina brown from United States
Comment 14 of 118, added on February 13th, 2006 at 12:25 PM.

I loved the poem and i think the power of mind in Langston cant stop me
think of ever existential of a person, being born, live, and die is the
mark of a persons existence and no matter what that will never diminish
whether subjected to pain, joys, of this world or off down into graves one
remains unique and thatr is an undiniable fact. Each person marks a history
as long as one comes and leaves the face of the Earth. Yap Hughes is simply
a smart Poet i lhave come to enjoy reading!-Augustine

MAHONGE AUGUSTINE from United States
Comment 13 of 118, added on October 13th, 2005 at 4:25 PM.

i like ur poem it shows dat u'll always be there no matter wat!!!!!

phelamanga from United States
Comment 12 of 118, added on June 2nd, 2005 at 7:45 PM.

i think that this poem is the best of the best!!!! even though i like shel
silverstein better langston hughes is still GREAT!!! that 16 year old cant
spell. by the way im 12 and i can spell appreciate. and umm... i think
langston hughes is dead, isnt he? yea pretty sure!

elise from United States
Comment 11 of 118, added on May 30th, 2005 at 11:36 PM.

who woulda thought 2 words put together in the right combination can create
a beautiful feeling in ones own heart

AgeAintNothingButANumber from United States
Comment 10 of 118, added on May 29th, 2005 at 5:55 PM.

In my opinion i think the poem is saying that he is tired or every
suffering there is. He is expressing that there are so many problems in
life

Alexis from United States
Comment 9 of 118, added on May 15th, 2005 at 7:22 PM.

The first line of the poem should read "scarred and battered." At least,
that's how it's put on Mykee Fowlin's website. Makes sense. Just thought
you'd want to know.

Sia from United States

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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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