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Langston Hughes - Walkers With The Dawn

Being walkers with the dawn and morning,
Walkers with the sun and morning,
We are not afraid of night,
Nor days of gloom,
Nor darkness--
Being walkers with the sun and morning.

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: Walkers With The Dawn
Poem of the Day: Aug 1 2003

Comment 6 of 6, added on January 4th, 2013 at 4:31 PM.
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Michelle- I could not get to the bloggeradmin site. I am eticxed to read this book with my children. Thank you so much. Karen has my email address. Thank you again, Kristina Calkins

Marcos from Belgium
Comment 5 of 6, added on March 17th, 2009 at 3:26 PM.

i'm gonna have to disagree with you on this one...it may be about slaves, however i think its just about through darkness(evil) and gloom, the walkers will always be able to prevail because they have something to look forward too during the nights,day.
the mornings may represent faith, and hope, and that is what helps them to be strong.

jacob
Comment 4 of 6, added on September 21st, 2007 at 9:55 AM.

Don't you posters get it? This poem is about slaves knowing about sunrise and sunset because of working in the fields. It's neither cool, sweet, or pleasant for them to rise at sunrise.

Marty from United States

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