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Not Awake, Alive

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Not Awake, Alive

I'm not awake
But I'm alive
A life, a lie,
It's all the same
When you're asleep.

I wake
But I'm dead to the world,
The real world,
Where you're around,
Somewhere,
But your absence is

A painful truth.

I'm not awake,
I'm living
A life with you,
Loving life with you.

It will take time,
But it will be
Perfect when 
I wake with you
One day.

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  1. Date: 6/8/2012 8:58:00 AM
    This is truly what dreams are made of. I love your use of words. Sometimes they do come true, yes? love, Kathy

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 2:39:00 PM
    Awww..i understand the feelings so well...brilliant...

  1. Date: 6/5/2012 5:53:00 PM
    Beautifully written. Touching.

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 4:45:00 AM
    Like it Annie, very well written. - Have a lovely day awake. - The love will come. - oxox Anne-Lise