Archive for October 19th, 2012

A Dream Deferred

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?
    —   Written by:   Langston Hughes
[I’m not sure anymore if I’m just the 47% (the Republicans don’t care about) or just the 98% (and that’s the reason why).  Maybe, I’m both…
And yes, I know it’s already on my Poems page, but with the election looming, I felt like offering it up again.  After all, isn’t that what “favorites” are all about?   —    kmab]
On This Day In:
2021 The Only Winning Move
Says Who?
2020 I’m Guessing It’s Real
For One More Day
2019 Like Smartphones And FOMO?
Getting Ready For Halloween
2018 Nothing To Build On
2017 This One Is…
2016 Happy Is…
2015 Dare Yourself To
2014 Damned If You Do…
2013 On A Rainy Sunday
2012 Not Sure Anymore
2011 But What Does It Cost?
2009 Another Day, Another Diet…

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