Thursday, November 29, 2007

What happens to a dream deferred?
It dries up
like a raisin in the sun.
And festers like a sore--
And then runs.
It stinks like rotten meat.
And crusts and sugars over--
like a syrupy sweet.
It just sags
like a heavy load.

It does not explode.

1 comment:

My Idea of Fun said...

rotten meat.

i can smell, taste, and feel this.