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Dreams Weep

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Below is the poem entitled Dreams Weep which was written by poet Karen Dominick. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Dreams Weep

The bridge of friendship crumbles
over a river of hurt and pride 
Two souls stumble 
alone across an empty great divide 

A kingdom full of promise is forever lost
by the choice to tear down and rip apart
Kindness could have been the only cost
along with love for the other's beautiful heart

When death comes knocking on the door
with the hour of judgment at God's hand
Was it all about keeping score?
Or will they finally seek to understand?

Before another day comes to an end
Learn from this foolish pair
Give thanks to your precious friends
For the many treasures that they share

There is no saving what is burned in fire
We lose what we try too hard to keep
Fate has her own secret desire
Dreams weep as the angels go to sleep


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  1. Date: 12/6/2011 12:33:00 PM
    Congrats on your featured poem this week Karen. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/7/2010 11:29:00 AM
    powerful poem,i don't have many friends or lovers so i cherish the ones i do have like gold mines and siver streaks

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 3:03:00 AM
    Wonderful metaphor and message you have here Karen :) and I think your last line was absolutely beautiful-- thank you for your nice comments -- nikko :)

  1. Date: 7/30/2010 11:08:00 PM
    Yes, many things can be lost. But not what is in our hearts, dear Karen! Nice thoughts. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/28/2010 8:43:00 AM
    Full of emotion, good job, flows nicely. check out some of my peoms and tell me what you think be brutally honest, thanks, well done.

  1. Date: 7/3/2010 4:28:00 AM
    Lovely poem, full of truth and emotion.

  1. Date: 7/2/2010 11:54:00 PM
    Well written. We should cherish the moments spend with love ones, while managing conflicts with care.

  1. Date: 7/2/2010 3:37:00 PM
    Very good I liked your poem. I only started writing poems since my wife died in 2009 I can relate to rhyming poems better than others. As you can tell from my poems. A lot of poems I don’t understand and I would hate to give a wrong comment. I want my poems to honor my wife long after I’m gone. Thank you

  1. Date: 7/2/2010 12:19:00 AM
    Nicely done! I just went through circumstances like this with one of my best friends and this submission really puts things into perspective. Thanks for the read. Scott...

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 10:46:00 PM
    Wow Karen, how many times haven't we lost friends through pride and from being stubborn, like you said we need to learn from the. Great message, rgds Wilma

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 9:30:00 PM
    sweet and deep write,, enjoyed this one..P.D.