Langston Hughes’ utopian dream

The original can be found here.

Let America be America Again

Langston Hughes 1938

Originally published in Esquire and in the International Worker Order pamphlet A New Song (1938)

Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free.

(America never was America to me.)

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