DreamRunner

DreamRunner

Last night I saw you in my dreams

Among the mist masquerading as an impostor

Painting the whole world green

You laughed hysterically leaping across the clouds

Rippling the sky heaven bound

With every heavy hearted step the deafening echo was so loud shattering my vibrations

Nothing left but a void which is hollow and makes no sound

Set adrift the magic of your essence I tried to touch you

But you skipped away; Skylights go dim

Rainbows and waterfalls transfer my soul into another entity

I can feel the dark side trying to win

The Creator lays HIS grace upon me; spiritually correcting me

I've heard it's rancid inside the beast's belly

Carefree but careful;

I followed intently while you turn into a fool

I giggle alongside Karma as it finally catches up with you

That happens when one is caught without looking

It can hurl you into a tailspin

Just when my heart sighs within

Relief whispers in my ear you are gone

Poof! you pop up again

I am ready to leave; I would like to wake

Don't think I can

The sight of you capturing my gaze

Do I dare call you "friend"?

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50 Caliber 6 years ago from Arizona

BR, I'm absolutely in love with this writing, I don't know how to describe it? an ode or poem? but it speaks loud into a repetitive dream I have seen for several waking minutes over a week now, I feel that I'm the fool when I see it as I try to grasp the thought of catching up with an actor that I don't recognize but want the person none the less, yet never seeming to quite grasp the situation as just as I reach them they begin to turn and I'm just about to see their face and eyes and poof I'm awake and just miss the who or what holds the answer, quite bizarre to read it right now..... 50


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blackreign2012 6 years ago Author

ty @50.. ty so very much...This particular piece has no origin the inspiration hit me at like 1am.. after I wrote it I drifted to sleep.. weird huh?


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Debarshi Dutta 6 years ago from Calcutta

Hey ..dont write poems like this( but please do)...I was absolutely hypnotized..(figure of speech..for appreciation)...with the clarity and beauty of your imagination ..and wisdom..my oh my..you do sway the magic wand of your words into mystical words of grace and imagination which reveals you most beautiful nature ..and disarms the reader...HUGS..

TAKE CARE.


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blackreign2012 6 years ago Author

I am speechless Debarshi; ty so much. Your words are kind and thoughtful. You are one of the many kindred spirits I have bumped into since being apart of the hub. It pleases me that you and others enjoy my work.. For ages I wrote and wrote and wrote critiquing myself never really knowing if I was good enough to be published. Being here I have realized how great my work truly is. ty ~hugs~ ty to all my hubmates ty ~hugs~ xoxoxoxo


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Micky Dee 6 years ago

You're always awesome! Always!


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blackreign2012 6 years ago Author

ty Micky :) that is so wonderful of you to say :)


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Nikkij504gurl 6 years ago from Louisiana

hmm i guess i can relate to this...


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blackreign2012 6 years ago Author

Well if you can't relate @Nikki its okay ~smile~.. with writing not everyone will relate or in some cases even like what you write.. I want ppl to be honest when they read my work. So your opinon good or bad in respect to my work is still appreciated ~hugs~ Honesty helps me to become a better poet so thank you so much for coming by


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sheila b. 6 years ago

While reading your poem, I saw it as a painting.


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blackreign2012 6 years ago Author

@sheila Really? well I am glad it had an effect. That's what I want my work to do is take the reader on a ride. An escape if you will; Something one will remember and want to read more of. ty for coming through again, your thoughts and comments are always welcome ~hugs~


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Nikkij504gurl 6 years ago from Louisiana

na i can relate. i was saying that kinda melancholy idk how to explain but i can relate. kinda going thru sumthin similar.


Kevin Schofield 6 years ago

Very strong and gutsy writing! Excellent depiction of a personal and surreal dreamscape and a very evocative and moving poem! Kind regards, Kev.


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blackreign2012 6 years ago Author

@nikki oh okay sorry I misunderstood you ~smile~ and I pray that whatever you are going through The Creator will guide you in working it out ~hugs~

@Kevin Welcome and ty you so much for your fantastic input I appreciate you reading and sincerely hope you do so again ~hugs~


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Mystique1957 6 years ago from Caracas-Venezuela

Ah! My dearest Sister...

Beautifully written. An Ode to spirituality, perhaps? So full of delicate nuances and lovely verses, echoing on and off around the huge vastness of the poetry universe.

I just loved it!

Warmest hugs and infinite heavenly blessings,

Al


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blackreign2012 6 years ago Author

Mystique my brother how have you been? long time no see, glad to see you are well. Ty for coming by with your thoughtful comments and insight. I am humbled once again ~Hugs~ Please feel free to visit anytime you wish.


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Micky Dee 5 years ago

So good! Yes ma'am. I needed a refill! God bless!


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blackreign2012 5 years ago Author

hey Mickey so glad you came by ~hugs~ :-) refill away my valiant biker lol

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