Tag Archives: Dreams

Schoolyard

In dreams I return to the schoolyard Call them nightmares perhaps That is more fitting For I never dream of gentler times Of childhood friends Indeed my mind wanders To the fights and schemes and broken dreams That formed me … Continue reading

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To The City Of Dreams

Roads may lead To the city of dreams Or the vista of nightmares And no-one can tell If the pathway is to heaven Or to hell All the glittering lights So pretty in the sky Tell you it’s beautiful But … Continue reading

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Purple World

Butterflies flying so free In their purple world A brief moment of life Too beautiful to last All that we may see Of their purple world Is the flapping wings That fade too fast A caterpillar may dream Of this … Continue reading

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A Cat May Dream

Even a cat may dream Perhaps especially this feline Slinky purveyor of the night Can climb to the highest point And taunt the stars Spread out like a banquet For its fastidious palate Hanging the moon Out to dry Even … Continue reading

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Catch My Dreams

Catch my dreams They float far too high For my reach Make them sweet The night is too dark I’m afraid Golden warmth Caught in your sweet net Guide me home (c) Helen Valentina 2017

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Wishes

Wish for me now One little dream Not what we have What might have been Not what you see Find the unseen Wish for me now One little dream Wish for the world One little hope Never the knife Never … Continue reading

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Let There Be Peace

This perfect morning Sun dipped water lights shine Undisturbed quiet We glide Across the eddies and flow And all that we may know Our travails Our longing to cease Let there be peace All is possibility Moments before birth Our … Continue reading

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Summer Sea Memory

Flickering like old movies On wartime movie screens Summer sea memory Greets me In a waking dream Part beautiful and part dread It’s nothing like it seems Summer sea memory Haunts me In a waking dream Pinned like butterflies shivering … Continue reading

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Capture

Let me capture your dreams In my golden web Before they melt Into the morning’s arms Let me wander your world Hitchhiker set free So I may fall Before your sweet charms Let me carry my sword A guardian of … Continue reading

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Freedom

Shake off all the shackles Of your tired fretting mind You’ve grown old The years have passed unnoticed And you’ve been hostage to The trance of others’ dreams Your prison is your creation Even as others have Offered dubious helping … Continue reading

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