What happens to passion? Mimic of “A Dream Deferred”

April 26, 2009
By Anonymous

What happens to passion?

Does it linger like the
Smell of simmered onions?

Or rise then suddenly crash –
Like a wave on a shore?

Or overflow –
Like a cup of water
Filled past the brim?

Does it expand –
Like a hole
At the tip of a sock?

Or enhance –
Like wine over time
Shelved in a basement cellar?

Or does it vanish?


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