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Never Dream Within a Dream

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Never Dream Within a Dream

-honestly...I have no clue why...- As I began to rest in my fickle dream Suddenly I was stirred from my sleep I was greeted by many a whisker And petulant snores from my sister The cat mewed ferociously and purred For there on the other side of the window—was a bird! It chirped like a wobbly siren—the ass! And I swear by my bosom it was pecking the glass Suddenly, I sprang up in alarm I swear my bosom was gone! The cat then motioned at the feathered brat For her bright breasts seemed extra fat Of course it wouldn’t have been that But I couldn’t just blame the cat! I opened the window only a crack And asked very kindly, “May I have my breasts back?” Such pride she attained from my bosom Yet why? –how would she use ‘em!? The mockingbird merely turned a goodbye But the stolen twins were too heavy to fly! She plopped to the ground and squawked I would have laughed, but I was shocked! The cat scratched at the window and with her eyes Said, “Prithee, take your breasts—she’s mine!” Before I could think I had fallen to the ground To a booming, most terrible sound! My eyes then opened to a cat on my head As the booming sound continued from my sister’s bed

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  1. Date: 9/24/2014 8:54:00 PM
    Breast be a burden bliss and boon. Dreams can be so very paranormal in releying the most normal booms and busts Laura. Xool poem. J.A.B.

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 5:37:00 AM
    Now this was quite clever. Flowed effortlessly and was well-expressed and well-executed. Loved this piece, Laura :)

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 1:04:00 AM
    you made my day...now i know why Dan clearly mentioned after collaborating with you laura..u can take away anyone's breath...great poetess ...cheers..

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 6:38:00 PM
    haha awesome. Read this before and we talked about it. very comical and creative. quite excellent. --Becca

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 6:27:00 PM
    your creativity is showing...

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 10:05:00 AM
    Chuckling here....my dear you are a riot! The images you planted in my head may cause me to have dreams as bizarre as yours...lol, Awesome write! Hugs

  1. Date: 8/20/2013 5:57:00 PM
    It's very funny but lol also disturbing in some ways but I love the your visual imagagery of it. pretty cool girl.

  1. Date: 8/14/2013 4:26:00 AM
    Hahaha.......................... ! enjoyed this sweet and cute poem of yours !! Always , Saanvi ;)))

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 11:38:00 PM
    This is very , very cute Laura,,, it reminded me of when myself and two sister slept in our king size bed as kids.;}

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 7:14:00 PM
    This narrative piece I did enjoy perusing thoroughly Laura.Its a bit on the commical side I do agree but it was excellently crafted to form a most enjoyable read.Loved it much,so a 7 from me all the way.

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 12:11:00 AM
    LAURA! LAURA! What a funny, cute, adorable write! I came here thinking you'd have something on Poe...as you've quoted a part of his poem, but this....this is hilarious! ;) Those twins sure did give birdie a hard time! ;) Hugs, girl!

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 11:25:00 PM
    Ha-ha..... :o0 I've got to Fav this one!

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 3:21:00 PM
    Great comical visuals mixed with some whimsical outrageous wit gave me smiles all the way through :) Terrific

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 11:57:00 AM
    WICKED NICE TO KNOW WHAT GIRLS WORRIE ABOUT LIKE THE MENTION OF THE BIRD FLY ECT NICE POETIC STORY TELLING FROM COOL POIT XXX DAVIDSCOTT

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 8:17:00 AM
    Cute story told in poetic rhythm..enjoyed reading this morn..Great imagination..Thanks for the visit to my work..Sara

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 7:28:00 AM
    Laura, this is crazy funny and reads just like a dream!

  1. Date: 8/7/2013 6:32:00 PM
    Great stuff. You are definitely abreast of the situation and on top on it! ;}. Too funny. And damn great writing. Bravo! Kilmer

    Breidenthal Avatar Laura Breidenthal
    Date: 8/7/2013 6:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks!!
  1. Date: 8/7/2013 6:20:00 PM
    If I didn't know any better, I'd say your pen drank some kooky-juice. I find it extremely entertaining when your pen drinks kooky-juice. It's great to see this quirkier and zanier side of you go for the gusto in these lines. I sort of ignored the warnings about dreaming, and dream dreams within dreams. Maybe that's why I understand this poem?(but from a male perspective with male experiences -- usually to do with squirrels: "Hey! Please don't stash the walnuts way up there! Come back here!").

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 8/9/2013 12:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    HAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! HA HA HA HA HA HA!
    Breidenthal Avatar Laura Breidenthal
    Date: 8/7/2013 6:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    HAHAHAHAAH CHRIS CHRIS I'M DYING!! :D:D:D ~Laura
  1. Date: 8/7/2013 3:02:00 PM
    HA!....Oh mercy...that was insanely good! You nailed it, Laura. I hope you are well...busy here!!

  1. Date: 8/7/2013 1:50:00 PM
    oh my gosh, this is SO ridiculous that it's really FUNNY. I thought my words as birds limerick was ridiculous, but now I have met my match. hahaha. I LOVE this one!!!

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