Harlem | Poem

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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 overlike a syrupy sweet??
Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load.
Or does it explode ?








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