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Dreams

Lying in bed so warm
and cosy, wrapped in a
soft, feathery duvet;
nothing could be more
snug.
One feels content and
at ease; anxiety and worry
fails to exist.
One’s head feels suddenly
heavy, like a stone dropping
in to a silent river.
One’s mind begins to float
away in to a land that is
in complete harmony, like
an orchestra playing as one.
One begins to enter a strange
world of images that are in 
disarray, they combine into one
long tale causing confusion.
As one sleeps on many worlds
open up allowing one’s self
to explore terrain that is
out of reach whilst awake.
One is dreaming but one’s
mind can suddenly become
darkened by grotesque images
caused by an unwelcome sprite;
a nightmare has begun corrupting
one’s pleasant sleep.
One becomes afraid, it feels 
so real, but the mind can 
swiftly change projecting
some light into the darkness;
the sprite is now gone and
one’s dreams become magical
once more.

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  1. Date: 8/11/2013 10:39:00 AM
    - Congratulations on having your poem featured on the homepage "Featured Poem of the Week" - Have a nice day, Leighann. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 6:51:00 AM
    hello L. A. , '''CONGRATULATIONS''' On your featured poem of the week... Have yourself a nice and beautiful Sunday... -XOX- Love Linda

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 2:33:00 PM
    Congrats on your featured poem! Well done! Laura :)

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 8:30:00 AM
    very good congrats on being featured Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 6:06:00 PM
    First, let me say. This is only the second poem of yours that I've read. I noticed that you used the self reference of "ONE" 13 times. Is this a pattern? Only more reading will tell. Until then, keep up the good work. :-)

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 2:44:00 PM
    I love the imagry of this poem. It really illustrates what we feel as we dream. I really enjoyed reading it. Keep up the good work! ~Laura

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 11:05:00 AM
    Thank you for posting your wonderful poetry Leighann. It was a pleasure to read. I am hoping you have a wonderful day full of inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 2:52:00 AM
    love the form and changing scenes of this one luv*Skat