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Shattered Dreaming

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Shattered Dreaming

Was dreaming on the edge of time 
Serenity in my lucid  dreaming 
Dancing  along that milky way 
You came along to pull me away

I see your body language seeping 
It's resonating all the way through 
Romance in reflections of a storm

A rose grows in the barren desert 
You came along and plucked it 
All because you could not resist 
Couldn't leave it in all it's splendor  
Had to have it for your own 

Angel lifted you from darkness
Is that not  the words you  said 
Wasn't there a promise of  trust

Calling my name from your grave 
Waking me from my astral dreams 
Angel lifting the dark veil you said 

Did you not say I was beauty personified 
Talked more of the spirit, lesser of the skin 
Soothing words you whispered in my ear
Were all but empty sermon's from lips 

I can't see you for the tears now
Wanted me full in the moment 
touch me ~ leave me unbroken
Or touch me not ~I begged of you  
Even my doubts and fears were divine 
Stop looking past me, I'm right here

Angelic script was all but left behind
The world-win dance you took me on
Would not be any other way you said 
Falling apart at the seams is what I am

Copyright © Debbie Duncan

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  1. Date: 1/27/2013 6:26:00 PM
    Nice to read your verse this evening, some of us decide never to love this intensely again [it's a whirl-wind]. Light & Love

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

    Thank you for reading ;}
  1. Date: 12/3/2012 12:33:00 AM
    The skill in your piece is apparent, but apart from the story, what speaks to me is the raw emotion you bled onto a blank document. There's a genuine "ache" about your words that jump from the piece yet managed to be deeply hidden in the words you chose to use. It's like reading something heartbreaking and finding a different sorrow by attempting to read between the lines of what you did not actually share with your words. In other words, it's thought provoking because of the "real" of the piece. If what you could describe implies and paints a tragedy, I can only imagine the true horror of the experience during the time this was written. This is absolutely beautiful, and I thank you for sharing your words and personal experience with us all. I'll be sure to read more of your work! Excellent job expressing yourself.

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 10:08:00 AM
    I felt the need to stop by your list of poetry today Debbie. I wish to thank you for your kind words on my writing. Hope you have a wonderful weekend and hope to see you back here Monday. Love, Carol XX

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 8/17/2012 2:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Carol for coming to read my words Carol,,,, I hope you are felling well these days ;}
  1. Date: 7/25/2012 2:48:00 PM
    In solemn truth our focus lyes. Till someone comes and off it fly's. To turn the page of a new book. Till once again, that solemn look.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/25/2012 5:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey there robert,,,, I was with him for 17 years ,,,, so the that book better turn soon or I'll be dead ;} you have a great day.
  1. Date: 5/27/2012 6:22:00 PM
    in three months time we weren't together more than seventeen days in all and it still hurts.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/25/2012 5:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey there thank you for reading my words John,,,,,, I was with my boyfriend for 17 years ;},,,,, we had a good run ;}
  1. Date: 5/27/2012 5:37:00 PM
    if you knew what i was going through now.

  1. Date: 4/4/2012 12:30:00 AM
    Very descriptive verses that collectively convey an interesting story.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 4/4/2012 12:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Well thank you Robert,, I was just reading your IRS poem,, I liked it ;} It wasn't letting me post a comment though !
  1. Date: 3/29/2012 3:16:00 AM
    Smile ˜ Houston, We Have A Problem * My Baby Girls, Are Journeying Beyound The 55th Galaxy's Poetic Belt In Buttercup Tellistraiums Point Of No Returns, Lost, In The Sea Of Love ˜ Hahaha, Hang In There Sweeet Baby * Love Always, John!:) ˜

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 3/29/2012 4:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I like all your words up there ;} does that mean you like my poetry;} twas an old love affair,, lasted 17 though ;} we had a great love affair for minute ;} I'd like to find one like that again ;} hey you have a awesome day !