Happy MLK Day!
Poetry fills me with hope and inspiration. So, I was very happy to have stumbled across this poem while sorting through a National Geogrpahic Society anthology of world poems. The poem is from South Africa. Though, it sounds like words that Martin Luther King, Jr. might have sang in his heart.
(Excerpt below. Found the full poem at another writer’s blog: Where the Rainbow Ends here.)
Where the Rainbow Ends
…There’s no such tune as a black tune.
There’s no such tune as a white tune.
There’s only music, brother…
by Richard Rive
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In honor of poet Langston Hughes’ 113th Birthday, the Google banner has a wonderful, animated video of the poem “I Dream A World”. Peace Couple couldn’t be happier than seeing Google honor a poet and a vision of peace in the world.
For an interesting, annotated version of the Langston Hughes poem, “I Dream A World”, go to Genius.com: here.
Langston Hughes: Born February 1, 1902. Died May 22, 1967.
If you are looking for a Langston Hughes poem to share with preschoolers to elementary students, this one is beautiful:
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