Dreamer Of Not (poem)

Dreamer of not

Things we forgot

Melting in rot

Exit now sought


We toss and turn

Emotions churn

I can’t believe it

As questions burn


Happiness crossed

Reasoning lost

Is this really happening

Heart bears the cost


No rest at all

From painful fall

Someone please tell me

As shadows call


Sorrow’s dismay

Lead us astray

This isn’t true

Rainbows turn grey


We never knew

How bleak the view

It’s only a dream

Emptiness drew


Answering tears

Laden with fears

She isn’t really gone

Flavored by years


So in this pain

Doomed to remain

With this refrain

Lost to explain

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Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

This souunded very sad, but as always well written.

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bravewarrior 3 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 3 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 :-)

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DJ Anderson 3 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.


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Ann1Az2 3 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 3 years ago from Dubai

Great poem, very well expressed.

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BlossomSB 3 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 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Wonderfully expressive.

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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

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

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teaches12345 3 years ago

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

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