Reproduced without permission from Langston Hughes.
What would happen to a pitch deferred?
Would it dry up
Like a grape in Lerner 510?
Or fester in your mind
At 9 PM?
Would it stink like Friday classes?
Like morning lecture’s masses?
Maybe it’d just drag
like a heavy workload.
Or would it explode?
Wouldn’t want to find out via Wikimedia Commons