Posted by: j☆ | May 17, 2010

Deep Thoughts (this one actually is) — No. 9

Last night, out of the blue, one of my favorite poems came to mind.

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?

by Langston Hughes (1959)

So, what do *you* think?

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