My rating: 5 of 5 stars
My People, the prized poem penned by Langston Hughes, is celebrated in this book through a collection of breathtaking photos as expertly envisioned by photographer Charles R. Smith Jr. The depth of beauty that is captured in each photo is a healing balm for My People. The eyes are bright and brilliant and are filled with hope, wonder, and unshakeable determination. The smiles are radiant and bubble over with jubilation. The movements are graceful, better still is the silence that whispers strength in the ears of My People. This book is a gift I will long treasure. It is incredibly uplifting and makes my heart happy. I have no doubt that you will feel the same way.
The night is beautiful,
So the faces of my people.
The stars are beautiful,
So the eyes of my people.
Beautiful, also, is the sun.
Beautiful, also, are the souls of my people.
Langston Hughes | https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/langston-hughes
Charles R. Smith Jr. | http://charlesrsmithjr.com/
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