"Consider Me" by Langston Hughes was first published in 1951, the be-bop inflected period of his great "Montage of a Dream Deferred".
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Excerpt from THE COLLECTED POEMS OF LANGSTON HUGHES. Copyright © 1994 by The Estate of Langston Hughes. Excerpted by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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