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cowboysurfer
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Reflection

I had a very strange dream the other night so I decided to write a poem about it. Feel free to criticize.

 

Reflection:

 

To view her from behind

While her eyes bore into mine.

Her lips a grin in the mirror

urge me to draw nearer.

 

I reach to stroke her hair

yet my fingers grasp only air.

The strong invisible shield

does not want to yield.

 

I try to call her name;

My eyes begin to flame.

For then I came to see

That I had ceased to be

 

And was only the reflection in the mirror. 

 

From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire - Frost
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silverwings
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Re: Reflection

I love that poem! And to think you it's from your dream? Amazing!! :smileyhappy: Loved it. :smileywink:
"I'm asleep, but that doesn't mean I'm awake."
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twilight_fanatic_01
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Re: Reflection

Wow! And you say this poem came from a dream? Amazing.
"Your dream vacation, smile hostage refuge, a work in progress, you bleed just like you puke while running the mile."

-Pretty Handsome Awkward, The Used
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Dreamer4ever
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Re: Reflection

Wow...that was very...hmm...can't even think of the word to describe it with. I loved how it flowed. It was so thoughtful. It, to me, was extremely quiet and yet at the same time really loud. I don't know why...

 

Very impressive!!

 

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. --Mark Twain
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cowboysurfer
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Re: Reflection

Thanks for all the feedback! I really appricate it!

 

This was actually the first poem that I have ever shared publicly; ususally I just share them with my close friends and family. I guess seeing all of yall sharing your work made gave me the courage to do so as well! So Thanks!

 

As for the dream, it was a very wierd and disturbing dream. In it I came up behind my fiancee while she was looking into the mirror. I could see my self in the mirror and could see my relfelction doing all the things that I was doing but then I came to realize that I was just the refelction and my physical body was no longer present. It was a bit unsettling. 

From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire - Frost
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Re: Reflection

Weird dream. That would be really strange. Thought provoking.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. --Mark Twain