What happens

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 says

Like a heavy load

Or does it explode?

-Langston Hughes

 

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