Poem Harlem [Dream Deferred]

  • Poet Name : Langston Hughes
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Harlem [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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