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American poet, novelist and playwright langston hughes was a primary contributor to the harlem renaissance learn more at biographycom. What happens to a dream deferred / does it dry up / like a raisin in the sun / or fester like a sore— / and then run / does it stink. Reading langston hughes’s poetry is like going to church and by church, i mean the type of church where the congregation calls out “amen” as the pastor preaches where people wearing their. In order to avoid being labeled a communist sympathizer, king needed to publicly distance himself from the controversial poet privately, king found ways to channel hughes' prose.