Lovers’ Dreams (poem)

He’d spend his days dreaming of you

Each heartbeat reminder of you

The sun’s in the sky just for you

Sweet scents that flowed by came from you

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Each tune was a love song for you

The words he’d rehearse were for you

He’d feel every second go by

Another reflection of you

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Oh how did he live without you

He listened for some sweet reply

Some reasoning that might apply

The world he knew spun around you

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Now here is this shadow of guy

Who once possessed keys to the sky

But now should he laugh or just cry

For still not a word heard from you

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The wind very clear is his sigh

As tears gently kiss young man’s eye

The walls fill with echoes of why

That’s how lovers’ dreams slowly die

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Curiad 4 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

Sad but so true. It can be an eternity if one waits for those that will not reply.


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LaThing 4 years ago from From a World Within, USA

Awww..... So sweet, but full of remorse!! Well written.... Loved it!


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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

It can bite you eventually, yes.


Janhorner 4 years ago

Love, so many emotions so many roads to discover. You always tell the story so well in your poems. Loved the read.

Jan


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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

Mh -

Whatta journey. When starting, I thought this was going to be a "happy ending" type of poem. But then, boom, all of a sudden, emptiness and loss. You snuck up and smacked us in the face!

Great Job!


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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

Awww - no happy ending, so sad, especially the waiting with no reply. Torture for sure. In His Love, Faith Reaper


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josh3418 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

mhatter99,

Beautiful work here my friend! :) The ending caught me by surprise for sure, clever writing!


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bac2basics 4 years ago from Spain

Unrequited love..it´s so hard. Great poem once again...straight from the hearts memories.


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travmaj 4 years ago from australia

Thanks for this - a great poem - only the flowing memories left - there's the old adage ' better to have loved and lost then never loved at all.' But I'm not totally sure I'd agree.


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ImKarn23 4 years ago

close to home right now..


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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

I wouldn't be a teenager again for no amount of money! Great poem and a great song! Voted up.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Now this is so beautiful it brings a tear to the eye. Passing this on.


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

Aha, The walls fill with echoes. I love that phrase..Beautifully sad..


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Mama Kim 8 4 years ago

Aww.. I want to hug him... so sad. This poem is very moving. Good job M!

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