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    Langston Hughes Autograph Poem Signed. Placed on the verso of a 3.25" x 5.5" postcard, September 20, 1949, poet and civil rights activist Langston Hughes (1902-1967), one of the leaders of the Harlem Renaissance, has penned his poem Youth in full:

    "We have tomorrow
    Bright before us
    Like a flame,
    Yesterday
    A night-gone thing,
    A sundown name,
    And dawn today, Broad arch above
    The road we came.
    We march
    !"

    Hughes has added two additional lines at the end reading: "Americans together, We march!" Originally published in 1924 as Poem, the name of the poem was changed to Youth in 1932.


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    April, 2014
    3rd Thursday
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