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Dreams on a Wednesday

Updated on July 13, 2013
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Audrey is a poet, classical singer and voice teacher, recovering attorney and licensed psychotherapist.

Dreams, Frederick William Burton, 1863 In the public domain in the United States.
Dreams, Frederick William Burton, 1863 In the public domain in the United States. | Source





I blanket myself

In the softness of dreams unfulfilled

On a Wednesday.



Each morning

Lifts its cushion

Of tenderness

Off your frame

As the sun seeps

Through holes

Punched through

The curtains lining my eyes.



My vision of you

Sticks close,

Felt on lips

And tasted

On

The tip of my tongue.



copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2013

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      Thank you teaches!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      Thank you Suzettenaples!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you John! Hope all is well with you!

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      This is a beautiful poem Audrey. Well done, voted up.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Vellur!!

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      Suzette Walker 

      4 years ago from Taos, NM

      Just read this again. I love the lines, "holes punched through the curtains lining my eyes". Great metaphor. I always love the images you choose to go along with your poems, also.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      4 years ago

      A beautiful poem on love, especially lovely mid-week.

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      Nithya Venkat 

      4 years ago from Dubai

      Came back to read, beautifully expressed. Voted up again!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Shyron! So glad that you enjoyed this piece!

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      4 years ago from Texas

      Beautiful Poem Audrey, I completely understand what you mean.

      Voted up, ABI and shared.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you DDE!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Vellur!

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      Nithya Venkat 

      4 years ago from Dubai

      Came back to read again, beautifully expressed.

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      Devika Primić 

      4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      A beautifully thougght of poem

    • AudreyHowitt profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you so much CrisSp! I am glad that you enjoyed this one!

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Quite intriguing and I wonder, why Wednesday of all days. What spellbinding piece!

      Love the imagery.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Vinaya!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Rajan!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Eddy!!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you! Thank you the lyricwriter!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you so much earnforlife!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Hi Nellieanna! Thank you so much for coming back to find this one! I am so glad you enjoyed it!!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Hi truthfornow! Thank you so much for stopping by and reading this one!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Suzettenaples!!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Hi Lesley!! Thank you!!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you ocfireflies!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Hi KoffeeKlatch Gals! Thank you!!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Hi Sue! Thank you!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Hi Jamie! Always good to see you here!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Eddy!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Hi Michelle! Thank you!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you so much Anna!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you so much Cantuhearmescream!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Vellur!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you tobusiness!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you so much for reading this one pagesvoice!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Valleypoet!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Martin!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Vinaya!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thanks Minnetonka!!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you Randi! Hope all is well in your world!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you so much drbj!

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      Vinaya Ghimire 

      4 years ago from Nepal

      It feels so wonderful to dream about the lover.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Mesmerizingly beautiful, magical!

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      Eiddwen 

      4 years ago from Wales

      A wonderful poem Audrey and thank you for sharing. Voting up and wishing you a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 

      4 years ago from West Virginia

      Audrey, beautiful poem! So adoring and I get a "sense" of peace reading this piece. Everything fits perfectly, nothing like when "all is well." Bravo, voted up, awesome, beautiful, and interesting. Shared also. Beautiful picture choice by the way, perfect for this poem.

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      Suzette Walker 

      4 years ago from Taos, NM

      Hi Audrey: Just beautiful! This poem just slips off the tongue when reading. Beautiful dreams on a Wednesday - what a beautiful thought.

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      earnforlife 

      4 years ago

      Brilliant poem, beautiful and brisk. Thanks for sharing.

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      4 years ago from TEXAS

      Breathtakingly beautiful, Audrey. Perfect for yet another Wednesday! ;-) Sorry I missed it at the first one!

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      truthfornow 

      4 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Lovely daydream to read. You certainly have a way with words that makes me always enjoy reading.

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      Karen Silverman 

      4 years ago

      Ooo-la-la, my friend! For some reason - i crave a ciggie and, NO - i don't smoke..haha

      very sensual, gorgeously done!

      You are just such an impressive and brilliant poet Audrey!

      sharing/pinning/lovingxx

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      ocfireflies 

      4 years ago from North Carolina

      Audrey,

      Greetings!

      From start to finish, you have captured me with this poem.

      It is difficult to identify a favorite when every poem you produce is just as awesome as the last one. Voted Up Awesome and Beautiful.

      Best Always,

      Kim

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you so much for taking the time to read and comment on this one Lurana!

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      Susan Hazelton 

      4 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Awesome, beautiful, wistful poem. Love it.

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      Sueswan 

      4 years ago

      Hi Audrey,

      Back for a visit to read this lovely piece. It is almost Wednesday, two more days closer to my vacation. Hope you are having a great week. :)

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      4 years ago from Reno NV

      Beautiful poetry Audrey, thank you for sharing. Jamie

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      Valleypoet 

      4 years ago

      As always Audrey, a very skilfully crafted piece....you have once again created something very beautiful :-))

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      Eiddwen 

      4 years ago from Wales

      A wonderful hub and thank you for sharing.

      Eddy.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you so much Rosemary!!

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      Rosemary Sadler 

      4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Perfect, breathtaking and whistful, just lovely.

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      Michelle Liew 

      5 years ago from Singapore

      I like the way you appreciate the simple things like enjoying your loved one's presence on an ordinary day. Excellent!

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      Anna Haven 

      5 years ago from Scotland

      Sleep does provide a numbing tranquility; your poem evokes questions potently left unanswered.

      Intriguing and very skillful.

      Voted up.

      Anna

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      Cat 

      5 years ago from New York

      AudreyHowitt,

      I read this three times, just in this one sitting; it's addictive like that. How magical; almost so simplistic, yet so very deep. Whimsical and romantic. I just love it!

      Up and more ~ Sharing too!

      Cat

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      Nithya Venkat 

      5 years ago from Dubai

      A great poem, beautifully expressed. Voted way up.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 

      5 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      Wonderful imagery......longingly drifting into a daydreaming haze. You use so few words but they come together to paint such a picture!!

      Simply stunning!

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      Dennis L. Page 

      5 years ago from New York/Pennsylvania border

      Voted up and ++++. Your poem was short, yet packed with imagery that fills a curious mind. Thank you.

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      Martin Kloess 

      5 years ago from San Francisco

      There is something inexplicably magical about this.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 

      5 years ago from Nepal

      Love, longing and burning passion wonderfully expressed in words

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      Linda Rogers 

      5 years ago from Minnesota

      A magical poem from a gifted artist. This photo and title drew me in. It's the perfect photo to bring out the meaning of your poem. Thanks for the magic tonight of dreaming.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      Thank you Kathryn--and I am glad you are doing well Ruby!!

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      Kathryn 

      5 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

      This is a very pretty, wistful poem. I love dreaming, whether it is a dream at night, or a daydream.

      ~ Kathryn

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I am fine Audrey, as long as i maintain a gluten free diet i have no problems. Thank you for asking...Cheers.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      Thank you Tom!!

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      Thomas Silvia 

      5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Audrey my friend, this poem was simply wonderful, loved it !

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      Thank you Frank! Happy Sunday!

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      Randi Benlulu 

      5 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Lovely....perfect...thank you, Audrey!Up+++ and sharing! Randi

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      drbj and sherry 

      5 years ago from south Florida

      Audrey - the words in this lovely poetry read like the lyrics of a beautiful song.

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      Lurana Brown 

      5 years ago from Chicagoland, Illinois

      Beautiful....wispy, gentle imagery that connects tangibly with the senses. Lovely work, as always! ~Lurana

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      Thank you Faith Reaper!!

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      Frank Atanacio 

      5 years ago from Shelton

      Audrey what can I say but I loved it and it was amazing voted awesome :)

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, my, breathtaking!!!

      Voted up ++++ and sharing

      Blessings, Faith Reaper

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      Hi Ruby! Thank you--how are you??

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Audrey when i think you've written the very best, you deliver one that outshines the rest. Beautiful...

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      Thank you so much Romeos Quill,

      wetnose--you honor me!

      Hi Audrey!! Thank you! I am working on one!

      Vincent--bless you my friend!

      Thank you Jackie!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      Thank you so much Sue!! Happy weekend to you!

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      Sueswan 

      5 years ago

      Simply beautiful Audrey!

      Sharing

      Take care

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      Jackie Lynnley 

      5 years ago from The Beautiful South

      All we can ask for is more. Very good. ^

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      Vincent Moore 

      5 years ago

      Dreams on a Wednesday, how interesting. I know all your dreams much be in color as your palette offer us so much beauty from your artistic words. I loved this beautiful piece Audrey, well done my poet.

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      Audrey Hunt 

      5 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      Oh, so beautiful - isn't it time to write a book of poetry?

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      wetnosedogs 

      5 years ago from Alabama

      Very pretty writing.

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      Romeos Quill 

      5 years ago from Lincolnshire, England

      What a dream! I'm jealous :) Lovely verse Audrey Howitt.

      Yours Sincerely,

      R.Q.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      You got me Wayne!! Thank you!

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      Wayne Barrett 

      5 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Oh, and what could it be that you daydream of my dear Audrey?

      I absolutely love your poetry.

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