Currently available books by Aberjhani that feature cover art (some also have photography) by him include: These Black and Blue Red Zone Days; Dreams of the Immortal City Savannah, Greeting Flannery O'Connor at the Back Door of My Mind; and, the eBook edition of Songs from the Black Skylark zPed Music Player. His work is also featured on the cover of the 2022 Flannery O'Connor Review along with a full section of art and poetry by him in the publication.

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Harlem Renaissance Poster featuring the mixed media Langston Hughes Quote on People Walking Tightropes by Aberjhani

The watermark in the lower right corner of the image will not appear on the final print.

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12.00" x 8.50"

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14.00" x 10.50"

 

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Langston Hughes Quote on People Walking Tightropes Poster

Aberjhani

by Aberjhani

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$21.30

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Langston Hughes Quote on People Walking Tightropes poster by Aberjhani.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Langston Hughes Quote on People Walking Tightropes

I had seen people walking tightropes everywhere... Anybody is liable to fall off a... more

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Comments (10)

Aberjhani's Official Postered Chromatic Poetics

Aberjhani's Official Postered Chromatic Poetics

Glad you enjoyed checking out "Langston Hughes Quote on People Walking Tightropes" Dr. Stewart. Thank you.

Dr Debra Stewart's Gallery

Dr Debra Stewart's Gallery

Wonderful capture and tribute!!! -Tweet!

DANNY LOWE

DANNY LOWE

Beautiful!

Aberjhani replied:

Thank you Danny. Appreciate it.

Aberjhani's Official Postered Chromatic Poetics

Aberjhani's Official Postered Chromatic Poetics

Much gratitude to the CONTEMPORARY art group for featuring this Langston Hughes Harlem Renaissance quotation poster.

Joan Reese

Joan Reese

Love Langston Hughes poems and your art!

Aberjhani replied:

Thank you Joan.

Aberjhani's Official Postered Chromatic Poetics

Aberjhani's Official Postered Chromatic Poetics

Thank you very much VIVA, Geraldine, Angeles, and Carol. Your visits and shared insights are greatly appreciated.

Carol Japp

Carol Japp

Excellent work Aberjhani, a very emotive piece. l/f

Angeles M Pomata

Angeles M Pomata

Amazing quote and portrait, Aberjhani!! A thought to be considered. L/F

Geraldine Scull

Geraldine Scull

Wonderful message and portrait capture Aberjhani ! l/f

VIVA Anderson

VIVA Anderson

So fascinating, your testimonial,information,image,the history...repeating itself,as you point out,and the lesson..one does not have to fall the wrong way ! What today is 'wrong'?sigh. All so uplifting,important, is what you say, Aberjhani.......always a reminder, to we, who listen/see, about reality....humanity........and,thank you again for this insight, profound..........fv......VIVA

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Langston Hughes Quote on People Walking Tightropes

"I had seen people walking tightropes everywhere... Anybody is liable to fall off a tightrope in any land, I thought, and God help you if you fall the wrong way."

African-American Author Langston Hughes (Feb 1, 1901/1902-1967)

The above quote is from Langston Hughes's I WONDER AS A I WANDER, the second volume of the great Harlem Renaissance writer's accounts of his travels around the world. These words summed up travels in 1937 after he'd logged reports on the United States, Cuba, Japan, Russia, and Spain, and then headed for Paris.

The "tightropes" to which he was referring were woven of public and private human conditions similar to those confronting many of us in the 21st century. In the extended passage from which the quote was taken, he alluded more precisely to: "the tightrope of color in Alabama, the tightrope of transition in the Soviet Union, the tightrope of repression in Japan, the tightrope...

About Aberjhani

Aberjhani

I was born and raised in the southeastern United States, then spent many years, while pursuing my education and serving in the U.S. Air Force, traveling around America and the world. Much of story is told in recent book releases like Greeting Flannery OConnor at the Back Door of My Mind and Dreams of the Immortal City Savannah. Artwork by me is featured on the cover of both books. My last 4 public exhibits were at the Savannah/Hilton Head Airport Art Gallery in Savannah, Georgia, USA, and during a cultural arts event in the historic Lafayette Square in the same city. I am currently completing an artbook project on different challenge which humanity has been facing in the 2020s, with text contributions from writers around the world. My...

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