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Pockets of Dreams

Pockets of Dreams

Empty pockets filled of hopes and dreams 
Yearning to feel the touch of moneys many men
Wishing to taste salts of audacious seas 
Wetting of aroused dreams and curiosities 
Pondering a poor man’s hope
Knowing a blessing awaits miles away
Tired of freeloading lint and vacant wishes 
Yet trying stay strong,
Naively believing there’s magic left on the banks of Mississippi’s delta 
Believing there’s magic left in me
I promised my pockets they will be filled
and they will

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  1. Date: 5/25/2009 10:00:00 PM
    Hard times write here, James !! When was there magic on the delta? When the gambling boats were running? Don't know much about Mississippi except for a town I was detoured to one time called Tallelujah (or was that in Alabama?) ... anyway it was all heartbreaking when I went through ...

  1. Date: 5/19/2009 2:55:00 PM
    theres nothing like hope to keep the spirits up and the eyes open looking for opportunity. john

  1. Date: 5/19/2009 6:43:00 AM
    Many excellent lines. And yes, believe! Love the positive ending. Awesome write. Love, shar

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 3:02:00 PM
    Love the title--caught my attention right away and called out for me to read it. What an uplifting view. Creative use of imagery. Nice one! Thank you for your kind words on my poem. Karen

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 12:53:00 PM
    Brother I just want to write like are the man with the words my are the man..excellent writing.

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 12:47:00 PM
    I dig the message of strength and perseverance so prevalent in this fine write! James, good work! Jim

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 12:39:00 PM
    lol thanks deborah. i was just in the zone writting and didnt realize the "past due" thing didnt make since at all. lol-love and peace

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 12:31:00 PM
    past due? "Tired of freeloading lint and vacant wishes" excellent line! Light & Love