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Dream No More

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Dream No More

Dream no more of beauty,
deep in the forest it awaits -
age-old trees, swift-flowing streams,
silvery shapes darting in clear waters,
fogs hovering on silent mountainsides.

Think no more of ugliness,
from a damp street it beckons -
poor, hungry children calling it home,
old, broken hobos in cardboard houses,
lost souls escaping, turning to needles.

Search no more for me,
I'm just right here, can't you see?  
for a friendly soul waiting this long,
dying to shake and squeeze a hand
that to you I may convey I love you. 

Dream no more, humanity, feel!


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  1. Date: 12/11/2008 12:18:00 PM
    Such a wonderful poem, one to open eyes and hearts. This was one to search our souls, to find compassion. ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 12/11/2008 9:39:00 AM
    This is real time life, all we have to do is look around to see it....God bless you for writing this, always, Christy

  1. Date: 12/11/2008 8:29:00 AM
    Very lovely and sobering work. BG

  1. Date: 12/11/2008 7:27:00 AM
    This is such a pretty and touching poem, I really loved reading it. It was very deep and poetic, excellent writing. God bless, Amy :)

  1. Date: 12/11/2008 7:01:00 AM
    Sigh...Fred...I was going to write something funny and clever...but...I can't..this is so beautfiful and just touches my heart....I love it! Love Chrsitie