A Dream (poem)

A dream

A time

A happening

Came together in their way

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A normal child

A normal life

A far off make believe

Where put upon display

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And all around

And people heard

And hidden hopes they saw

As he became the meaning of their day

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He met their needs

He was their dreams

He held the stories in their hearts

This reason to put troubles all away

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But dream

But time

But what once was

Heavy in each fallen heart would weigh

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Each memory

Each crystal toast

Each Joy he roused out

Where hidden in vast mirrors of dismay


Music only

Comments 8 comments

DJ Anderson 2 years ago

Sorry, Martin.

Over my head......

DJ.


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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

Loved the change in style. Well done, Martin....a bit autobiographical?


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

I like the style, too. We all have various facets of ourselves, the things the world perceives, the hidden things we are.


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ImKarn23 2 years ago

reminds me of Newtown. It's the 1-year 'anniversary' tomorrow...

hugs, dear friend..


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Different, but so well written, as usual! Intriguing image at the top!


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

Amazing, and refreshing change, Martin!


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aviannovice 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

And so it was...


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

I liked this. Took me through a bit too quickly and I wanted to stay in its rhythm some more. That picture is incredible.

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