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Langston Hughes - 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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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: Dream Deferred
Poem of the Day: Sep 3 2013

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Comment 73 of 74, added on August 4th, 2014 at 4:24 PM.

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Comment 72 of 74, added on August 3rd, 2014 at 2:57 PM.

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