Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Harlem By Langston Hughes

What happens to a dream deferred?

Does it dry up
like a raisen in the sun?
Or fester kuje a sore-
And then run?
Does it sink like rotten meat?
Ir crust and sugar over-
like a syrupy sweet?

Langston Hughes incorproated patterns of African-American music into his poetry. He was born in Missouri and began writing poems in the eighth grade.

The Language of Literature. McDougall Littel,

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