naviarhaiku255 – The calm


Langston Hughes was another important literary figure of the Harlem Renaissance, and one of the first poets to use the syncopated rhythms and repetitive phrases of blues and jazz music into his writing. This form of poetry, called jazz poetry, became popular in the early 1920′s thanks to the Harlem Renaissance, and a great example of it is The Weary Blues, by Langston Hughes.

Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit


Deadline: 28th November 2018

haiku by Langston Hughes

picture by Alexandru STAVRICĂ