Dreams Of Tomorrow (tanka)

Dreams of tomorrow

Which once seemed so far away

Flowers from life’s tree

Which filled the air as they danced

Now comfort them as they sleep


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Wow, Mh, this is truly beautiful indeed. Really love that image.

Up and more and sharing

Hugs, Faith Reaper


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midget38 3 years ago from Singapore

Beautiful, Hatter!


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wetnosedogs 3 years ago from Alabama

Wonderful and comforting.


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FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

I love the thoughts that are expressed in this, and the image corresponds to them perfectly. Well done, poet.


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

This poem is amazing.

Life passes so quickly.

That which we hoped for comes to pass.

And, we are left with eternal rest.

Mine is not elegant, but I get it.

I love this poem.

Truly, one of your best!

DJ.


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Denise Handlon 3 years ago from North Carolina

Beautiful poem, Martin. UP/A and sharing.


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AudreyHowitt 3 years ago from California

Beautiful piece Martin!


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CraftytotheCore 3 years ago

I love the message here! Beautiful.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Such deep sentiment in so few words, Martin. Absolutely beautiful!


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janshares 3 years ago from Washington, DC

Touching piece, for me depicts the completion of life's cycle together, as a couple who dances, shares dreams, and now rests in the comfort of memories. Thank you for that, Mhatter99. Voted up and beautiful.


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artsandlearning 3 years ago from 1518 Brookhollow Drive, Suite 15, Santa Ana, CA, 92705

Beautiful poem Martin. So profound. It says it all, the reality that is life.


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Great thinking time flies by


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Another gem by you. Voted up and shared as always.

Eddy.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

This style suits you ver well.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

A simple, yet amazing piece of poetry.


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

So much can be said in a few words and you do it so well. Lovely poem.


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tillsontitan 3 years ago from New York

Simply beautiful. So much said in just a few beautiful lines.

Voted up, awesome, and beautiful. Pinned too.


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Ann1Az2 2 years ago from Orange, Texas

Beautiful and the perfect photo to go with it. It has a melancholy sound to it which I like. I must confess, I had to look up what a "tanka" was and if they are all as this one, I like this form of poetry.

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