From “I, Too” by Langston Hughes

[A few lines for these times from Langston Hughes.]

Besides,
They’ll see how beautiful I am
And be ashamed—

 

I, too, am America.
(Read the rest of the poem at the link below.)

I, Too by Langston Hughes : The Poetry Foundation.

 

Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes. Explanation of License: This is a work by photographer Gordon Parks for the U.S. Office of War Information of 1943. U.S. Office of War Information Prints & Photographs Division Library of Congress (Transferred from fr.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons)
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