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Monday, April 19, 2010

"Dream Deferred" - by Langston Hughes









Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
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"Dream Deferred"
 
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 like rotten meat?
Or crust and sugar over-
like a syrupy sweet?
Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load.
Or does it explode?
 
 
 
 





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Lawrence Sterne (1713 - 1768)
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