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silverwings
Posts: 285
Registered: ‎01-16-2009
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Why Dream?

I wrote this poem when I doubted everything especially my dreams. Hope you like it.

 

 

I shoot for the stars trying to chase my dreams
All the while I feel I'm bursting at my seams
One day I'm happy up higher than I'll ever be
The next I find myself falling deep into the dark blue sea
Drowning what emotions that are left inside of me

Happiness comes and surrounds me like the wind
But sadness and doubt comes right on in
Leaving me feeling more lonely than I've ever been
Why does sadness come and steal all my dreams
Leaving me doubting myself or so it may seem

The sadness overwhelms me each day I awake
Erasing every step and breath that I take
Leaving not a trace of what was, what is or what can be
Leaving me empty, setting me free from all of life's misery

Do not dream for dreams are just that
Dreams can become nightmares that cause you to doubt
Just live your life as best as you can, be happy with what you've got
Make the best of life's plan
Dreams are okay when you're asleep
But they are no good when your awake
They will just steal the very breath you take.

"I'm asleep, but that doesn't mean I'm awake."
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simple_girl
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Registered: ‎12-28-2008
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Re: Why Dream?

I loved it! Everyone feels like that at least once in their life if not millions of times. You have captured the feelings of anguish and dispare and turned them into a poem that we can all relate.
"It is not what we say or feel that makes us what we are. It is what we do or fail to do."
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Dreamer4ever
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Registered: ‎11-06-2008
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Re: Why Dream?

I totally agree. It can be hard to seperate dream from reality and you portray the emotions very well. Great job!  :smileyhappy:

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. --Mark Twain
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silverwings
Posts: 285
Registered: ‎01-16-2009
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Re: Why Dream?

Thanks. That's actually what I want you to see. That not all dreams are good, they can sometimes turn into nightmares.
"I'm asleep, but that doesn't mean I'm awake."
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Laura_McGuffin
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Registered: ‎02-23-2009
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Re: Why Dream?

A wonderful poem that I can definetly relate to and probably everyone else can too.  It's nice to now I'm not alone.
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silverwings
Posts: 285
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Re: Why Dream?

I know that feeling-feeling that there's always kind of people where you can share each of your thoughts.:smileyhappy: It's so nice.
"I'm asleep, but that doesn't mean I'm awake."