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Analysis and comments on Still Here by Langston Hughes

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Comment 26 of 126, added on May 15th, 2008 at 10:32 AM.

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

Jimmy from Australia
Comment 25 of 126, 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 126, 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 126, 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
Comment 22 of 126, added on June 7th, 2007 at 8:31 PM.

I'm not much of a person to read poems, but when I got a assiment to
reaserch a poet any poet and do a project about that poet I was amazed on
how well this poem discibed his life. This poem is now one of my all time
favorates. I enjoyed reserching him and I am happily saying I got a
A+!!!!!!

Barbara from United States
Comment 21 of 126, added on July 26th, 2006 at 5:53 AM.

I know this is an amazing poem... it has helped me alot, but i was thinking
about what some of the comments said, about how langston hughes was a
strong man. well he was, but clearly this poem didnt meen much in the end,
becouse he killed himself. sorry to be brutal but if he never killed
himself i think this poem would be more meeningfull... btw mykee is pritty
cool guy.

Andrew
Comment 20 of 126, added on June 9th, 2006 at 3:27 PM.

In the poem Still Here langston Hughes is trying to say that he is going to
keep up fighting and he is not giving up.

Delkis from United States
Comment 19 of 126, added on April 4th, 2006 at 2:57 PM.

im still here too,like langston..

zainab from United Arab Emirates
Comment 18 of 126, 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 126, 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

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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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