Born to You

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Masked Ball – UK (Photo credit: Interface_Europe)

In this dreamworld
I am born to you
In this illusion
Feel me warm to you

I’m a prisoner
Of this flickering view
I dance this dance
That wears a darker hue

And yet I dream
To find the smallest clue
That turns illusion
Into something true

In this dreamworld
Let me cleave to you
For I so need
To yet believe in you

(c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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15 Responses to Born to You

  1. Gripping! I love it!!!!

  2. Renard Moreau says:

    [ Smiles ] Most lovely!

  3. Love it……Thank you for sharing your heart with us. Hugggs!

  4. Fabulous:-) This is definitely one of my faves so far. ‘turns illusions into something true’ – the purpose of my life!

  5. Your amazing Helen as always =) I love the flow of your poetry makes me want to everything again and again

  6. words4jp says:

    i love the last stanza.

  7. Kira says:

    This might be a strange take on the last stanza…but I’m a little on the strange side. When I read it I took it as me talking to myself. That I need to be true to myself, cleave to myself, and believe in myself. I think it was when I lost belief in myself that I started embracing addictions…does that make any sense…or have I just rambled aimlessly on your page?!? lol

    • Makes perfect sense…it was a bit of an odd poem to write, just sort of came and it was a bit light, a bit dark, and seems to have been interpreted a number of ways, all of which are valid as I only had very vague ideas of what it might be about! πŸ™‚

      • Kira says:

        That’s one of things I love about poetry…the many ways it can be interpreted by the reader β™₯

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