Both Compare two different outcomes
Both have visual representations
The themes of these poems are different outcomes and their consequences and benefits.
One describes endings of the world and one describes a choice he must make
One shows two negative outcomes while the other shows two relatively positive outcomes.
Both poems are on the same topic of what happens if dreams are not acted upon or are lost.
both poems sees dreams as valuable.
The themes of both of these poems are the importance of follow your goals that you desire.
Dreams” largely relies on metaphors, “Dream Deferred” uses more similes
Both of these poems have a theme of alienation or not having someone
One compares the hot summer and cold winter while the other poem talks about lost.