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Friday, January 3, 2003

Dream Deferred

Rating: 4.2
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?
Langston Hughes
COMMENTS
billy joe 12 January 2021
this dude is a big time leftist dummy
1 4 Reply
Josiah 18 June 2020
heres my poem suicide suicide wishing i were dead suicide suicide deep in my head suicide suicide cutting my wrists suicide suicide i'm done with this 2 days 2 days left till i die 2 days 2 days till the last tear i cry 2 days 2 day until i'm all gone 2 days 2 days till dark breaks dawn suicide suicide deep inside my head suicide suicide now i'm almost dead suicide suicide turn out the light suicide suicide good by good night
8 13 Reply
Bruh Moment 06 October 2020
We should really vote this guy off he sounds mega sus
1 1 Reply
jesslie 04 February 2020
from this poem remove the noun pronoun and verb
3 10 Reply
no youuu 01 February 2020
whats the metaphor here?
3 5 Reply
Finn.Tracy 06 January 2020
2559 Trout Lake Way
2 8 Reply
Kesav Easwaran 26 December 2019
A lot to think over here. Al these are possible dear poet! Beautiful writing style
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uno reverse card 03 March 2020
this was written in the 1920s bro
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darkleelee 24 October 2019
wussup bruh I be chillin all day lol got e idk what to say
7 7 Reply
titus 09 June 2019
Worst comments about one of the best poems ever..... makes me feel so so old.
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Salvia 26 February 2019
The poem is about 9/11. Bush did it to sell oil to blacks instead of them working on plantations to grow their own hemp to make diesel hybrid cars that are good for the planet and now Tesla wants you to buy his fake electric b/c he was the king of apartheid in South Africa after Mandela died and the Berenstain Bears changed their names b/c of Planet X interfering with the dimensions. Jesus was black & Ronald Reagan is the devil.
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darkleelee 24 October 2019
that makes sense though I get what you mean
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You''re Stupid 20 February 2020
You arrogant, idle brained troll..this poem was written about 100 years before 9.11
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What? ? ? ? 27 March 2020
This poem was written in the 1950s for the Harlem reniansese I the early 1920s? ? ? I should know. I wrote a 5 page academic paper on the meaning, history and structure of the poem. And in case you don't know (which I doubt you do) the Harlem renisassce was simply a time period where black men and women threw themselves in the arts (poetry, music, painting, etc..) not to mention everything you wrote has absolute nothing to do with this poem.
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Is this a JOKE? ! ? 23 October 2020
Who told you this? ? ? I know you didn't find this online. What you wrote is a whole lot of nonsense. You need to do your homework, sweetheart.
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hatdog 04 January 2021
Pakyu kaba andami mo alam ah
0 0 Reply
Barfmouth 20 January 2021
Big money if true.
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jjtjjtj 07 February 2019
very nice it don't make sense
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Person 29 May 2020
symbolism...
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