Endless Sleep (poem)

I wake from dream I had last night

I turn to you and hold you tight

A fear departs within a kiss

As once was wrong now seems alright


As morning stirs a promised bliss

And yesterday I can dismiss

Your beauty there it waits for me

And all I know it flows from this


Forever this was meant to be

A glimpse into a fantasy

Where lovers share a timeless dance

In winds of shear reality


Another kiss I dared to chance

From there to drift into romance

And join the clouds amid the sky

That touch the stars within your glance


Those stars that drift amidst a lie

Of someone else who shares your sigh

Reflection in a tear you weep

Which searches for the reasons why


A vengeance calls my soul to reap

Our hands upon our throat did leap

Twas there we felt our hopes take flight

Twas there we passed to endless sleep

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Lucky Cats 4 years ago from The beautiful Napa Valley, California

Oh....this is utterly profound, beautifully written and incredibly touching. You, Mr. Mhatter99, have a fabulous gift...I have yet to read an offering by you which did not touch and impress me deeply. You love deeply, it is obvious. UP Beautiful Awesome Amazing and otherworldly.

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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco Author

Keep in mind..this is a round (a poem with no end)

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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Wow - brought me from one end of the emotional spectrum to the other. Surprise with the ending ......and I loved it.

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heavenleigh707 4 years ago from The Invincible Heart of Neverland

Enchanting and scary too. A magical gift!

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M K Paul 4 years ago from India

wonderful use of words and really heart touchy..Voted up

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Midnight Lights 4 years ago from USA

Love gone sour (really sour), "Our hands upon our throat did leap". eek.. :/ Wonderful write, nonetheless.

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shampa sadhya 4 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

Voted up and beautiful!

Loved it very much. Good Work!

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myownlife 4 years ago from london

Wow, beautifully decorated with every suitability.

Yes, I agree with @heavenleigh707- A magical gift.

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Angelme566 4 years ago

Wow i love this..romantic , beautiful ..Voted up and shared.

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Cheeky Girl 4 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

Beautiful romantic poem! You are a great poet!

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Another unparalleled piece! Great work.

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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

Oh my is there no boundries to your genius? Beautiful..Bravo..

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. I bow to your poetic genius and am still wrapped up in your dream. Passing this on.

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IsadorasThought 4 years ago

I sense a little darkness...

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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco Author

It is a round. follow the rhyme scheme. the poem has no beginning or end

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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

m, as the song, your poem has a melancholy tone, yet expresses hope, since sleep never ends. Great choice of photos, too. Voted up.

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crissalina 2 years ago

beautiful poem... :)

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