Grapes of Wrath

Grapes of Wrath

A little humor as we end the first week of classes


One thought on “Grapes of Wrath

  1. John Bartelloni

    This post, although humorous, made me think of the very serious poem by Langston Hughes, “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?

    Playwright Lorraine Hansberry incorporated one line in this poem when she titled her poem “A Raisin in the Sun.”

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