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Echo In My Dream

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Echo In My Dream

The voice that returns my scream strangely haunts me
Among the tall pines that stand straight guarding the mountains I see
It now sounds somehow familiar as I listen to it shatter the silence of the morning
As the echo brings my scream back to find me before the sun has finished rising

Beauty draws me deeper into an unknown vastness alone
Realizing now I no longer know which way is home
I frantically cry out hello can any body hear me, hear me, hear me
My cry playing back to me with an eerie melody

Confused and scared I sit upon a rock and submit to my fate
Observing here all things live in harmony finding no reason one another to hate
Somewhat peaceful and quiet now consumed by the magic of this place
The leaves dance and whirl across the forest floor as if each other to race

As my mind separates that which is real from the image in my dream
My ears fill once more with the sound of that terrible haunting scream
With sweat on my brow and my heart pounding with every beat
The echo reaches that place where dreams and reality meet

Upon awakening I find myself safely at home
The echo in my dream having claimed forever this night alone

©Donna Jones

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  1. Date: 10/13/2013 1:16:00 AM
    Hello Donna,... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. goodnight. <3 =LINDA=

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 5:18:00 PM
    Dear Donna, YOU captivate me with YOUR POETRY about the Mountains, the Forest floor, and the twirling leaves I long to get back to my Mountain Cabin. Superb Pen. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 3/21/2013 5:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Harry...I hope you get to your cabin soon...
  1. Date: 2/1/2013 2:47:00 PM
    You scribe beautifully Donna, so glad I stopped by your poetry tonight, looking forward to reading more from you, have a blessed day xxx

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 2/1/2013 4:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you mystic rose, I feel as though your name alone is poetry which yep gives me yet another idea! Oh us die hards! Truly, thanks for the compliment.
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 9:12:00 AM
    Very touching excellent poem written by a very good poet. I saw that you view another poet named Margherita Russo she's only 14 and I know it would mean alot for her to have you read her newest poem if you have the time. Thank you very much.

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 1/30/2013 6:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for the nice words of encouragement. I would be honored to read a poem of your friend.
  1. Date: 1/29/2013 7:04:00 AM
    I like this Donna, lovely poem! - Have a pleasant day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 1/29/2013 1:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey, thanks...means a lot coming from a wonderful writer as yourself... great day to ya
  1. Date: 1/27/2013 4:30:00 PM
    Don't know why but in the last couple of weeks, I have been dreaming every night and they're usually not happy dreams. When I first wake I find it hard to believe they're not real! S-c-a-r-y! Your writing is brilliant dear Donna! Love and hugs, Jack xox

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 1/27/2013 9:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Well I've been called a lot of things but brilliant isn't one of them haha... and hope you have sweet dreams from now on.....
  1. Date: 1/25/2013 10:39:00 PM
    That was some dream ,,,,,, nice write though , have a great day ;}

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 1/27/2013 9:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yeah!and thanks, dreams can be so strange and real sometimes. You take care and long and happy times dear
  1. Date: 1/23/2013 3:51:00 PM
    Dreams can seem so real. I enjoyed your write this evening. Light & Love

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 1/25/2013 9:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes sometimes too real and sometimes better than real life. Thanks for taking the time to write to me. I appreciate it very much. Blessings always.