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Very Nice Poem/Poems Don't give up. My dreams are me. (In them I am free)

Updated on June 28, 2012

I wrote this poem a very long time ago when my confidence was low and I was feeling rather crestfallen.

I decided to show and tell it just recently, due to some very unkind words and accusations aimed at an innocent person for no reason other then prejudice. The comments that were made resulted in effecting others by making them feel that they were somehow unworthy or unwelcome to participate.

Thing's are very different for me now and thankfully my world is a better place, I just want to say don't give up on your dreams because one day they may just come true.

My dreams.

My dreams are me and I am my dreams.

We are one and the same.

Forever entwined, each dependant on the other for their continuation.

My dreams are the oxygen for my soul and a comfort to my mind.

They are the shield from the reality of the then.

They are the survival tool of the now.

They are the embodiment of the wishes of things I hope to come.

Without my dreams I am void.

Perceived as less than those that have been and lesser still then those that are.

Because they are intangible, personal and free.

They are mocked, beaten and occasionally killed.

I feel them slowly painfully dying, as they exhale their final breath that takes with it a part of me.

At times I feel it is almost certain that I will fail everything and all that I do.

So comes the fear and realization that failure is but an inevitability, a certain outcome.

In my dreams I am free, I can live even if only temporarily in a world of which I am accepted.

Unconditionally without judgement or ridicule.

In my dreams I am limitless, boundless and bright.

Without desire and possibility, the duration of my life extends before me like an endless night.

Every word of doubt expressed, leaves me wounded.

With every negative comment inflicted on me, I am further broken.

Weakened to the point where I may never fully recover to my original emotional state.

To be left to ever suffer feeling inferior, immature and intellectually inept.

My dreams revert back to my internal world silenced and abandoned.

To be left to lie paralyzed, soulless and deprived of nurture.

To resurrect? To die? To hibernate? To liberate?

I am my dreams and my dreams are me.


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      3 years ago

      With all these silly weibtses, such a great page keeps my internet hope alive.

    • AEvans profile image


      8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Amazing! What a very deep poem and one that I can completely relate too! Beautiful! " I am my dreams and my dreams are me." I love it! :)

    • katiem2 profile image


      8 years ago from I'm outta here

      wrenfrost, great poem, dreams are a magical place to build greater things. Thanks and Peace :)

    • wrenfrost56 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from U.K.

      Thank-you Joseph2307, I'm glad you enjoyed my poem.

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      8 years ago

      I really like your poem, it gives me life, today is one of this days that I just not feeling it, and those lines has given me some air to breath, just like you said, oxigen to my soul, thanks you, your poem has made my day

    • wrenfrost56 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from U.K.

      Thank-you Hokey, I am pleased you liked it. :)

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      8 years ago from In the energy.

      Wow! I like it!

    • wrenfrost56 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from U.K.

      Thank-you very much loua, your right this came all from the heart, I am glad you liked this.

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      8 years ago from Elsewhere, visiting Earth ~ the segregated community planet

      Excellent, Well said and remarkably well done... Only the heart speaks so well...

      Thanks for sharing...

    • wrenfrost56 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from U.K.

      Thank-you heart4theword, I am very much enjoying your work at the moment too.:)

    • heart4theword profile image


      8 years ago from hub

      Wow, this poem, is great! Your right it is important to dream not only, when we are asleep...but when we are awake!

      Thank you for sharing from your heart:)

    • wrenfrost56 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from U.K.

      Thank's for that HealthTip, I like the rolling stones too and will watch the youtube, thanks for the suggestion.

    • wrenfrost56 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from U.K.

      Thank-you for you for your comment I am glad you liked it, I very much enjoyed reading your poetry too.

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      9 years ago from Pennsylvania

      I think every person has gone through some sort of questionable state where he or she experiences self-doubt or low confidence. How this poem is written, it nicely expresses the feelings that are running through the individual's mind.

      As an idealist, I'd like to think that people are more accepting than society as a whole seems to portray.

      Very nice poem! It really shows that people experience many of the similar feelings as they grow and mature. You capture those experiences very well.

    • wrenfrost56 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from U.K.

      Dreams really are a very powerful thing indeed, thank-you for your comment benjimester.

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      Benji Mester 

      9 years ago from San Diego, California

      Very cool poem. I love the power of dreams. Thanks for sharing!

    • wrenfrost56 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from U.K.

      Thank-you all very much for your kind words.

    • XTASIS profile image


      9 years ago from The Beginning

      I am my dreams as well! Thank you!

    • tantrum profile image


      9 years ago from Tropic of Capricorn

      I arrived here by chance!LOL! And I liked this poem very much. Very touching! Cheers!

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      \Brenda Scully 

      9 years ago

      enjoyed reading that, glad those feelings were in the past


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