What happens to a dream deferred?


LeRoy McClain ("Walter Lee Younger" in the production) performs the classic poem by Langston Hughes. 

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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 over — 
like a syrupy sweet?

Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load.

Or does it explode?

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$87 $75 $55 $43 $25
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