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Nightmares

Each night my fears all come to life inside my terror dreams.
They chase me and confuse me where nobody hears my screams.
Repeatedly, I run and hide from them without success.
No matter how I try they always find me nonetheless.

Scenarios inside my head that I somehow create.
Sometimes I fear that they are visions of my unknown fate.
I try escaping from them but they all know where I live.
They hunt me without mercy, my dreams do not forgive.

Like pieces of a puzzle that never really fit.
Or thoughts I have in waking hours that I will not admit.
Monsters, demons every night, I fight them in my bed.
Scenes of death and horror, the ones that I most dread.

At times I know I’m dreaming and force myself to wake.
I realize that all the terror that I feel is fake.
But then the night time comes again and when I close my eyes.
I’m lost again inside a world where nothing will surprise.

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  1. Date: 4/8/2012 5:19:00 AM

    Hey Destroyer Poet, Yes, those nightmares are hard to deal with. I have had some really crazy ones. You have a great Easter too. And sweet dreams to you! :)

  1. Date: 4/8/2012 5:16:00 AM

    Hey Rockman, That is a wonderful compliment from the man who wrote 'Wolf Story.' I am still thinking about it! Thank you so much. :)

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 10:51:00 PM

    Samia, most times i seem to find my way out of a dream...but, them nightmares..are like real life... enjoyed.. have yourself a wonderful and Happy Easter, good night~ PD

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 10:05:00 AM

    You have a great grasp on your rhyming abilities. It makes your poems a joy to read. Toss in your wonderful imagination and you're over the top. Thanks for shining a little light on my day. Rockman.