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I Am But a Dreamer

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I Am But a Dreamer

I am but a dreamer
and in my dreams I play
where I live so happily
writing them my way
inside my illusions
where I know I belong
whistling a joyful tune
as I go along

Like a little spirit
I venture on the breeze
skipping in the gentle wind
doing what I please
with the rising sun I dance
wrapped inside his charms
across the golden morning sky
twirling in his arms

I can climb a mountain
or live among the trees
sail in a silver sailboat
on the seven seas
I can draw a moonlit night
ride on a bright moonbeam
and swim among the diamonds
in a velvet stream

I am but a dreamer
there's nothing in my way
living in the place I love
loving everyday
maybe it's a fairytale
but that's all right by me
I'm the master of my dreams
where I wander free

No one there can tell me
what is wrong or right
following what's in my heart
I live in the light
happy in my dream world
that's where I choose to stay
in the world where I belong
writing dreams my way

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  1. Date: 5/27/2009 6:07:00 AM

    Robin, this is one of your great poems, it distinguishes you as a high caliber writer ... it is my pleasure to read it.

  1. Date: 3/15/2009 10:23:00 AM

    God bless the dreamers. Excellent write. Vince

  1. Date: 3/13/2009 6:19:00 PM

    Excellent write Robin...love the imagery, the flow, and how you dream.........added to my fav's

  1. Date: 3/13/2009 4:23:00 PM

    Robin, if I had dreams as lovely as yours, I would probably never wish to wake. Wouldn't it be grand to "ride on a bright moonbeam and swim ang the diamonds." Send some of these incredible dreams my way! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/13/2009 3:38:00 AM

    Robin, this is such a peaceful poem full of delightful imagery and waltzing meter. Loved it. Randy

  1. Date: 3/6/2009 9:27:00 AM

    This is so beautiful I am adding this to my favorites. It is nice to know that I am not the only dreamer and that someone else thinks it is okay to live my dreams my way. Smiles from Lolita~ looking forward to reading more of your writing!

  1. Date: 3/6/2009 8:37:00 AM

    Hello Robin, Like you and other poets are, I am also a day- dreamer. That't where I glean and pick my poems. Ernilando

  1. Date: 3/6/2009 7:18:00 AM

    ' i may be a dreamer but i am not the only one'... this is my fav quote... and yours sure made me think of it!! bravo! loved this write... one of my favourites! ~ Arany

  1. Date: 3/4/2009 9:17:00 PM

    The best description of the dream world I have ever read. Please never stop writing. Love Rob

  1. Date: 3/4/2009 12:47:00 AM

    Your dreamlike poetry enthralls us Robin.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 3/3/2009 8:44:00 AM

    I love the rythm and rhyme, well written. Thank you for lovely comments on my Chair poem, also. ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 3/3/2009 6:52:00 AM

    Fantastic imagery, well penned--beautifully charged

  1. Date: 3/3/2009 12:02:00 AM

    Powerful imagrey Robin, I am but a dreamer too...Raul

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 12:58:00 PM

    Have you ever swung on a star? Carried moon beams home in a jar? Or are you better off as you are? Or would you rather be a fish! Congrad's on your win! Robin girl. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 12:00:00 AM

    Keep on writing Robin.Rgds Brian & thanks for yourb welcome comments

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 6:21:00 PM

    ....as I reread this beautifully flowing write~I realized, what a jewel You truly are!!!! And, "The Master," of many a heart and soul someday!!!?~Smile~"Excellent & Beautiful Write Robin!!!!"~One of the best I have read of Yours~Although, there have been soo many as I said!!!~"My Love Always To You Precious Robin, Forever, John!!!"~"Sweet Dreams!!!:))

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 6:15:00 PM

    ....just as this amazingly wonderful write is here~and so many many before it!!!!~"Hello Precious & Gifted & Priceless Robin!!!!"~I hope that "Your Beauty" is doing perfectly this evening dear lady!!!?~ Again, as I often feel while reading Your splendid writes~my soul feels this softness and peacefulness emitting from "Your" words!!!!....cont....

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 6:10:00 PM

    "Like a little spirit I venture on the breeze"~Smile~"Yes You Do!!!"~And what lovely creations which You paint upon Your canvas'!!!~Also, I am of the complete belief after seeing You for awhile now dear Robin~ that whatever "Your Precious Heart & Soul" decides to write/paint? It most likely shall be "Beautiful," within soo many different ways!!!? ....cont....

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 1:19:00 PM

    ooooo girl you do it for me. this is soooo cute i love it love it love it! and it is so you to the tee the way you use your words. just you and your creative mind creating a dream world. you'll go far in the land of poetry. i'm glad i have you close to me. John Henry Loving III

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 11:31:00 AM

    So whimsical... playful and free flowing. Liked it!

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 11:31:00 AM

    I find dreamers to be the most beautiful people I know. We must never stop dreaming, it makes us who we are. This write has captured my heart with its magic - the magic of reality. Sounds ironic, but if you think about it, it's true. A reflection of you, talented poetess and dear friend. Dream on and keep writing. Love & hugs, Shar xoxo

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 11:29:00 AM

    A dreamy, magnificent write...Thank you for sharing... Always, Farah

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 10:44:00 AM

    Robin I love this free flowing reflection of yours I love the whole 5th stanza. Great write! Love Laura :)

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 10:41:00 AM

    Being a dreamer is a beautiful thing..I love to dream..gives me a chance to be free to just be.. this is a very cool poem.. wonderful flow..nice theme..well done.