For Selma

In places like
Selma, Alabama,
Kids say,
In places like
Chicago and New York...
In places like
Chicago and New York
Kids say,
In places like
London and Paris...
In places like
London and Paris
Kids say,
In places like
Chicago and New York...

by Langston Hughes

Comments (4)

No matter where you go it is the same, people(human nature is the same
Third rate rubbish.
Reading this I feel like there's something missing, that I am not getting, is he saying that people from one part of the world look to another for inspiration or stand united against injustice? Its still an interesting work
Lovin' this one, America... Langston Hughes' art is brilliant with a touch of a definite jazz...I should've been reading this all my life! ! ! ! ! ! ! ...Thank you, Poem Hunter!