Lyrics for Langston (Paperback)

By Venus Jones

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781478247012, 116pp.

Publication Date: July 24, 2012

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If you like Langston Hughes's poetry, you'll love "Lyrics for Langston," a poetic tribute to the legendary poet and activist. Venus Jones shares history, her story, and our story in rhythmic verse and joins the ranks of passionate poets who write for the people.

About the Author

Venus Jones has opened for Def Poetry on Broadway, and her work has appeared in Poet Lore, UK's X Magazine, Spoken Vizions and anthologies including, How I Freed My Soul, A Time to Rhyme and A Generation Defining Itself. She's an Austin International poetry slam finalist and former MTV correspondent. Ms. Jones is the author of four CDs and a book entitled She Rose. She's also an accomplished model and actress, who's worked on feature films and starred in countless commercials and print ads. Venus is versatile, inspiring people of diverse ages, backgrounds and faiths. Her favorite quote is "People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care." Visit