I Hear You Calling

Night is falling

and I should be dreaming

but the memories are too fresh in my mind

about a different time

and I can hear you calling

it’s like I’m falling

into some distant long ago dream

or some long forgotten fairy tale

I wonder where you are

in the never-ending sky

where the clouds seem to stretch for miles

where angel smiles bring the sunshine

back to the days when you were mine

as birds fly so high

into the sky so blue

I have to wonder why

you couldn’t stay with me

why we’re no longer meant to be

the night is riding in

and I should be dreaming

but my heart is calling

for you and my memories shine bright

nighttime is the right time

to remember a time

lost so long ago

somewhere up above

beyond the stars

I know you’re smiling

down on me

perhaps swinging on the horn of the moon

that is why I cannot remain still

during the night

while our favorite old songs

keep playing in my mind

perhaps my thoughts

will bring you to me

in my wildest dreams

you and I will meet again

until the morning sun

breaks us apart

then I’ll eagerly wait until the night

comes round once more

when I can close my eyes

with soft sighs

drift off and dream of you

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ValKaras 10 months ago from Canada

Gypsy Rose Lee - Wow, what a talent, combined with a romantic inspiration that so many of us can relate to - just could not say it this way! - Val

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ladyguitarpicker 10 months ago from 3460NW 50 St Bell, Fl32619

I can relate to your poem. It is sad when love leaves us. Love Orbison's songs they fit perfect for the poem. Great Hub, Stella

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always exploring 10 months ago from Southern Illinois

I can relate to your soulful poem. When we lose someone we love we vision them in heaven. Hopefully they will visit us in our dream's. Beautiful Rasma!

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emge 10 months ago from Abu Dhabi

Wonderful poem that strikes a cord. You are special to write such lovely poems

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Luna Blue 10 months ago

Another beautiful piece Gypsy!

As they say, "If only heaven had a phone..." X

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Missy Smith 10 months ago from Florida

So pretty, Gypsy. I love, love, love, nostalgic pieces and this one is a great one! I'm also a fan of Roy Orbison. The song fit perfectly with the poem. (smiling) :)

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Michael-Milec 10 months ago

A spirit elevating words, many find a consolation honoring the heart's desire..

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Gypsy Rose Lee 10 months ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Thank you Valkaras

Orbison often inspires me Stella. Glad you enjoyed this.

Thank you Ruby.

Thank you Emge

So true Luna if only...

Thank you Missy Smith Orbison inspires me often

Often our heart's desire gets us through the tough times Michael

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bravewarrior 9 months ago from Central Florida

Rasma, so often I dream of men in my life who are no longer on this earth. I often wonder why I dream of them and what triggers their appearance. But I don't question it any longer. I always feel good after they appear in my dreams. It's comforting. That may sound strange, but that's how they affect me.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 8 months ago from Riga, Latvia Author

I have to agree with you. When I see those who have passed on in my dreams or feel them near I am comforted.

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