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Analysis and comments on The Negro Mother by Langston Hughes

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Comment 40 of 240, added on November 6th, 2005 at 8:40 PM.


IMANI from United States
Comment 39 of 240, added on October 24th, 2005 at 9:00 PM.

My mother taught me this poem when I was in the third grade and I have
always kept it close to my heart. It is timeless and global. Sure, she is
the Negro mother, but she speaks to the Latino child, the Asian Child, the
Native American child, the Jewish child and any human spirit who struggles
and have the faith in God to not give up, but keep on keepin' on. Her
spirit beckons us to lift up our voices and speak out against disparities
regarding race, age, religion, culture, sex and so on. She empowers each of
us to recognize our role as leaders, role models and visonaries. WE are the
Negro mother--in Pakistan, Cuba, Nigeria, Canada, America or wherever you
reside in this vast world. She lives in you and she lives in me! May God
bless and keep you.-Niambi

Niambi from United States
Comment 38 of 240, added on October 21st, 2005 at 6:29 PM.

this poem is goood!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

luvia from United States
Comment 37 of 240, added on October 20th, 2005 at 10:07 PM.

this poem is just beautiful. i love it!sometimes we forget how blessed we
are and a pooem like this just reminds us.thank you langston hughes for
writting this.

angela from United States
Comment 36 of 240, added on October 14th, 2005 at 8:23 PM.

I can recall being a part of showcase for the arts when I was in the eighth
grade. I recited this poem, from memory, dressed the part with my wool two
piece suit, my coffee stocking, my round toe dress shoes and my brim hat.
This poem is the most inspirational writings of all times. I am now in my
thirties and I still recite this poem because of the strength of the negro
mother, my battles seem simplistic. I encourage everyone who reads this
poem to share it with a friend. Remember that perserverance achieves

Dacia from United States
Comment 35 of 240, added on October 2nd, 2005 at 4:28 AM.

This peom is amazing. Growing in these times where things are so much
easier for black people, You never forget but it passes you and when you
read a peom like this it reminds you of the hard work black people went
through to give us what we have today. It really makes you think.

TracyGreen from United Kingdom
Comment 34 of 240, added on September 28th, 2005 at 9:13 AM.

This poem always seems to move me each and every time I read it. The
words are so fierce and so true, that it digs into your soul and picks at
your spirit, making you laugh, cry, and think at the same time. Everyone
can relate to a poem like this. I love his work!!!!~OKC

Camille from United States
Comment 33 of 240, added on September 27th, 2005 at 2:06 PM.

this is yet so touching even to me even thuogh i am only 12 but i
understand this and if i were able to do sumin a out it i would vote u
number 1!! well igotta go and thanks for qriteing such a pretty and
understanding poem!! bye

micaela from United States
Comment 32 of 240, added on September 9th, 2005 at 1:12 PM.

oh my goodness...when i read this poem my spine was tingling and i had a
sense of freedom of the mind after i read this vividly beautiful poem.

saima khan from Pakistan
Comment 31 of 240, added on August 25th, 2005 at 7:57 PM.

I realy loved the poem im only 15 and im real expired by your work i love
it i shared a couple of tears and they 2 were happy tears and if would
have lived back then i would not thought i would be as strong as u

chessika lowery from United States

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: The Negro Mother
Added: Feb 20 2003
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