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|Perchance to Dream... (standard:poetry, 195 words)|
|Author: J. Nicklaus||Added: Jun 03 2007||Views/Reads: 1605/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|Sometimes the haunting ones stay with you into your waking hours.|
An evisceration of emotion The deathly pall of a tainted dream A love which once filled the conscious heart betrayed when slipped the constraints of reality It's said in dreams no pain will kiss the brow The dreamer, akin to an unwoken fool Can't shake Can't let loose That which never truly existed Yet lingers and haunts my waking hours Characters I know only within this alternate reality can clearly discern My swift descent from the joy of your presence To the austere dulling of loss There is no grace to my slumber No reprieve to be had from the connection between feeling and a writhing subconscious heart While in my most defenseless state My fairest desire thrust before me as the tawdriest of painted ladies I want to hear it from you, but you won't come to me You retreat from my dreams, where you always lived before? I've so long waited for the lustre of your voice For the twinkle in your eye In a semi-lucid state Between the gathering fear of my dream and reality I can physically feel the nagging ache Please tell me it was just the worst of dreams Tweet
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