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Lovers’ Dreams (poem)

Updated on August 14, 2012

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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      Sasha Kim 5 years ago

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

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

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

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

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

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      Ann1Az2 5 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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      Karen Silverman 5 years ago

      close to home right now..

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      travmaj 5 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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      Anne 5 years ago from Spain

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

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      Joshua Zerbini 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      mhatter99,

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

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      Faith Reaper 5 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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      Rich 5 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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      Janhorner 5 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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      Deb Hirt 5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      It can bite you eventually, yes.

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      LaThing 5 years ago from From a World Within, USA

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

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      Mark G Weller 5 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

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