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Incomplete Unsung Songs

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Incomplete Unsung Songs

Incomplete, Unsung Songs

Many have been the rhymes, many lyrics for you.
In the dream, you create the tunes, they come through.

With them, could have been the birth of many a beautiful song.

Many a hit written, to carry us – together – along,
into a future, where nothing would go wrong, 
nothing, that is, that could break the heart of this song.

Lucidity came to this dreamer, an awakening shone 
a light !, a reality lies before, not the dream, it lives on
 into the waking hours, - what is known – it is all gone!

How does one shut down ?, close the door ?, 
feel the pain, the heartache never more,
or come to an understanding of what is in store ? 

Many have been the rhymes, many lyrics for you.
In the dream, you create the tunes, they come through.

With them, we could have given birth to many a beautiful song.

B.J."A" 2
September 25th / 26th 2009
During the midnight hour

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  1. Date: 6/17/2013 5:21:00 PM
    I wonder at your life my friend. I hope you have a fun and happy one.

    Atfield Avatar William J. Jr. Atfield
    Date: 6/18/2013 11:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    My Dear Debbie : I would like to thank you for all your thoughtful comments, for your deep concerns for my well being, for your touching emotions ( “ I like the glass you look through to find the multi facet rainbow.”, “ I wonder at your life my friend.”, “ My heart breaks to read such a sad poem my friend.” ) as expressed - in the above quotes -, Debbie, for some of my life’s journeys. “ such a sad poem my friend.”,
    Atfield Avatar William J. Jr. Atfield
    Date: 6/18/2013 11:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    .”, how true !, as are most others my Dear, they where the cathartic medicine, Dr. Catharsis prescribed to carry me through and passed, ( even if it was a long analytical journey ) after the realizations that the Polish Princess, and then my Chinese Lotus Blossom, would never love me.
    Atfield Avatar William J. Jr. Atfield
    Date: 6/18/2013 11:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Che sara sara !, that is life Debbie, for some of us and so it was better to have loved and lost, then to have never have loved at all, and so my Dear, you need not “ I wonder at your life my friend. ”, for I have “ I hope you have a fun and happy one. ” travelled many a long and winding road during my long and checkered career and even if it has been and is a roller coaster ride, it all ( for the most part ) is good and I am – thank you - having “ a fun and happy one. ” . B. J. “A” 2 ( Bill . )
  1. Date: 6/11/2013 1:04:00 PM
    Nice poem.

    Atfield Avatar William J. Jr. Atfield
    Date: 6/11/2013 3:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Matthew, very thoughtful of you, for thinking so, “ Nice poem.” and thank you for browsing through my stuff . “ Take A Hint ” and “ That's not what I meant ” seem to have the same essence that drive us to write of how we have been perceived or treated and how we express and respond to our life’s experiences . B. J. “A” 2 ( Bill .