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The Eternal Soul

I fell asleep in a dream
Only to awake in a nightmare
For the dream would not end
And the nightmare was only beginning
As I gripped the bars of my prison wall
Inside my mind
I begged the guards, keep me here
But let the sadness out
My screams were unheeded
My torments unleashed new fears
As I fell asleep in the dream of a dream
My heart stopped
Cold as the arctic winds, cold as dry ice
My veins became the road map of eternity
Where I now reside
unconscious yet alive
My eyes stare to nothing
The heavens stare back
I am lost
To all
I am lost
In a dream

Copyright © arthur vaso

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  1. Date: 9/22/2013 1:09:00 PM
    That sure was a dream turned into a nightmare. I've had those dreams before. i've had the same one a few times, it's scary. Thanks for sharing..... Thanks for reading - Cat From Hell. Lucilla

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 7:11:00 PM
    bbbrrrrr.....this gave me a chill :) in a good way of course. thanks for sharing the dream within the dream.

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 4:09:00 PM
    I can definitely relate to the feeling of being imprisoned inside one's self. This poem is amazing, Arthur! Excellent writing!...Thank you for the kind comments. I really appreciate it!

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 5:18:00 PM
    This is a magnificent read! Very impressive, well done! :)

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 2:21:00 PM
    Hi Arthur very well written and you chose your words carefully, glad it was just a dream, good to read your work again ...David

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 8:55:00 PM
    great words my friend...Seren soup mail

  1. Date: 9/17/2013 6:59:00 AM
    Very intense and effective write Arthur, I hope this is a personification poem and nothing more, far from reality, wishing you a beautiful day, full of love and peace, xxx