Dreamer Of Not (poem)

Dreamer of not

Things we forgot

Melting in rot

Exit now sought

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We toss and turn

Emotions churn

I can’t believe it

As questions burn

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Happiness crossed

Reasoning lost

Is this really happening

Heart bears the cost

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No rest at all

From painful fall

Someone please tell me

As shadows call

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Sorrow’s dismay

Lead us astray

This isn’t true

Rainbows turn grey

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We never knew

How bleak the view

It’s only a dream

Emptiness drew

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Answering tears

Laden with fears

She isn’t really gone

Flavored by years

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So in this pain

Doomed to remain

With this refrain

Lost to explain

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Anna Haven 2 years ago from Scotland

This souunded very sad, but as always well written.


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bravewarrior 2 years ago from Central Florida

Sometimes we need to wait for the pain and sadness to clear before the answers can be heard.


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kidscrafts 2 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

Some days are not as good as others... it's like I suppose!

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” Jonathan Safran Foer

I hope that you have a good day today :-)


DJ Anderson 2 years ago

Oh, how bleak and sad, the tone today.

Only a heart who had felt the emptiness of lost Joy can speak

such great sorrow.

Beautifully expressed. Wonderfully written.

DJ.


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Ann1Az2 2 years ago from Orange, Texas

Sometimes our dreams are this vivid - you expressed it so beautifully. Then, we awake and although the sadness is there, we realize it was only a dream - also well expressed. I love the tone, even though it's sad.


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Vellur 2 years ago from Dubai

Great poem, very well expressed.


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Another lovely poem, this one so sad and melancholy, but so well put.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Wonderfully expressive.


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

I felt really intense emotions coming from this. Amazing poetry!


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teaches12345 2 years ago

The gray snow video really brings this poem's message out.

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