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Dreamer Awaken: A Poem

Updated on March 12, 2012
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This is a poem again from my teenage vaults. This one is more of an experimental piece. Some of my others were more written in teenage, this one is more just experimental. Maybe with a touch of teenage angst but more of a stream of consciousness poem.


DREAMER AWAKEN (save Me)


Fallen friend, took the dive

Half asleep, half alive

Suspended high, above the earth

Punished now, until his first


Fallen down, among the dreams

Half my wants, half my needs

Darkened now, light won't last

Far below, the overpass


Dream awake

Dream awake

Help me now

Let me wake


Dive down far, get me out

Asleep, alive without a doubt

High above I scream and shout

Punished now I do without


Fallen dreams, within my head

Wants and needs have always led

The darkened light, shades of you

Below the overpass, I am too


Dream awake

Dream awake

Help me now

Let me wake


Fallen crown, kingly might

Half is wrong half is right

I am alone no one is there

Living this burden, no one can bear


Dream awake

Dream awake

For my sake

Ease this ache

Dream awake

Dream awake

Find you fake

You just take

Dreamer awaken...

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      imfrancis - Happy you liked my poem, more to come for sure, soon :)

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      dmop - happy you liked my poem, more from my teenage vault soon.

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      raciniwa - thank you, well I suppose things come together sometimes in my mind. Not always but at times for sure.

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      dmop 5 years ago from Cambridge City, IN

      A great piece of poetry, thank you for sharing it. Voted up, awesome, and sharing.

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      such a creative imagination you have there terrektwo...

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      Drtruthman - I'm not sure, I suppose for me it depends on what I come up with that day, sometimes a story or poem, sometimes I have something to say on social issues, other times it's a silly piece or film. Depends I guess. As long as people are reading I will keep writing :)

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      Minnetonka Twin - thanks, glad you liked it :) Thanks for the button hitting too :)

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      cherylone - thanks, I just mean experimental in the sense that it sometimes is not clear as to the subject or exactly what I'm saying. Always good to be a little mysterious.

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      terrisanzi - I would like to think so, I have progressed, but it is always interesting to look back :)

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      Drtruthman 5 years ago from Harlingen, Texas

      Great poem. Wonder why so many Hubbers and bloggers are writing about dreams these days.....very interesting.

      I voted UP all across except for funny.

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      Linda Rogers 5 years ago from Minnesota

      I like the rhythm of your poem. Your words are well picked and let the reader into your dream life. Nice work. I hit many buttons.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome! True confused and unsure teen feelings. Passing it on.

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      Cheryl Simonds 5 years ago from Connecticut

      Nice poem. Experimental?????? Sounded well done to me. :)

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      terrisanzi 5 years ago from illinois

      very nice and i'm sure that the words would be very deep to a teen who read the poem today

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      writer20 - thanks a bunch more to come soon!

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      billybuc - thanks, I enjoyed this poem from my youth as well. Thanks for reading!

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Your poem read very well. Voted up.

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      It may be experimental but it is well done. You have some game my friend; nice job!

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      Candle Hour 5 years ago from North America

      mmcalli0 - Glad you liked my poem. Thanks for commenting :)

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      mmcalli0 5 years ago from Charlotte, NC

      Very nice poem. I liked the repetition of the phrase Dream awake.