Does it dry up
Like a raisin in the sun?

from Langston Hughes (Ft. Langston Hughes) – Harlem ("What happens to a dream deferred?") on Rap Genius


The juice and life of the dream vanishes, sucked away and crumpled.
Perhaps, so does the life of the dreamer.

Playwright Lorraine Hansberry used this line as the title for her acclaimed 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun.

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