Special Dreams

Special dreams

That come

On the grayest of winter days

When the north winds blow

And I close my eyes

And lay back

As music plays

It takes me away

To the place I want to be

Where green fields

Like emeralds shine

And colorful flowers grow

Where the skies are always sapphire blue

And the golden sun shines bright

White cotton clouds floating by

Where there are country roads

Lined with tall pines

And the wind whistles through

Singing a happy tune

At the end of the road

Sheep would graze

And life so mellow and slow

Never a worry or doubt

Special dreams

Can take me there

Where there is color everywhere

And the winter snows don’t blow

Special dreams

Along quiet rivers

Flowing softly

With weeping willows

And tall oak trees

The beauty of nature all around

Away from the gray and dreary

Country lanes

And lakes full of ducks

Wildflowers and meadows

Special dreams

Taking me away

To a place I wish to be

Just me drifting along

In my very special dreams

© 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee

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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

A very special place indeed.

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Romeos Quill 3 years ago from Lincolnshire, England

Ahhh....a beautiful dream GRL of a green and pleasant land - just the ticket, and a fine antidote to winter's pearly mask. Lovely.

Warm Regards,


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MG Singh 3 years ago from Singapore

A lovely poem that lightens the heart

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Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

Your words painted a pleasing picture. It is freezing here so a little bit of sunshine is really welcome. :)

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ChitrangadaSharan 3 years ago from New Delhi, India

Lovely poem! I can visualize the special place. Thanks!

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Jackie Lynnley 3 years ago from The Beautiful South

As good as a prayer before sleeping. So relaxing. Great song too.

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phdast7 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

Beautiful, Gypsy, and such lovely pictures.

I needed that. Even though I live in the deep south we have three days in a row of temps in the 20's during the day, and in the low teens at night. No ice or snow though -- the kids are very disappointed. :)

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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Another beautiful poem!

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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Beautiful poem and pic Rasma.

Voted up for sure.

Enjoy your day.


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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

everytime I read one of your poems I slowly succumb to its endless beauty the mark of a true poet.. poetress..:) Frank

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Now and then we need a place to escape to Bill.

In my pleasant gray world it's lovely to find color in my dream Romeos Quill.

Glad you enjoyed this MG.

Sunshine is always welcome in a cold world Anna.

Glad you enjoyed this Chitrangada.

Glad you enjoyed this and the song Jackie. That song has often been an inspiration.

Glad you enjoyed this Theresa. The pics are from summer days. Kids will always be disappointed with no snow in the winter.

Glad you enjoyed this Ruby.

Glad you enjoyed this Eddy. Hugs. Thanks for the vote.

Aww thank you Frank. Glad you like my special dreams.

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cam8510 3 years ago from Colorado Springs, CO until the end of March

I have peaceful, happy places I've been where I like to return to, at least in my mind, just as you have so beautifully written. Thanks for the pleasant visit to one of those places. And thanks for the beautiful music as well.

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Pamela Kinnaird W 3 years ago from Maui and Arizona

I love how you took us through so many colors at the beginning which is in contrast to the white snow and bleakness of winter. Yes, a poetess for certain.

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Up, up and away into the land of dreams and happiness. Love it.

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Genna East 3 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

This “special place” in your lovely poem is heaven…thank goodness we can experience our dreams sometimes in this beautiful but crazy world. The video with Paul and Wings melds so well with your words. Vote up and shared. :-)

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Phyllis Doyle 3 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

I love this poem. It takes me away to special places full of color and brightness, mellow days and peaceful country roads. Lovely !

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Glad this and the music could take you to a lovely and peaceful place Cam.

So glad this could take you away from the harshness of winter Pamela.

Dreams are a way to get out of the ordinary world Blossom.

Oh, Genna it I sure hope it was a look into heaven. It made me think right away of that song by Paul.

So good to have dreams take me away from the grayness of winter Phyllis.

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