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What Dreams Are Made Of

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What Dreams Are Made Of

Need I ask what dreams are made of
or why they enter in slumber.
One can dream during light of day
when brain needs rest from encumber.

To sleep perhaps a chance to dream
alike words of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”.
Dreams free souls from constant worry
giving strength within to forget.

Dreams are meant to achieve, strive for
when a longing heart learns desire.
Whether it be of human sort
or an idea to acquire.

Verve is what all dreams are made of
to probe uncertainty beyond.
Dream on with your most harebrained dream
but do not forget to respond.

Copyright © 2012 By Caryl S. Muzzey
Written: 7/29/12

Eighth Place Winner ~ "What Dreams Are Made Of” Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Kim Merryman
Sept. 1, 2012


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  1. Date: 10/23/2012 2:22:00 PM
    Caryl, nice poem about dreams. Congrats.

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 11:03:00 AM
    A well deserved placement for you in Kim's "Dream" contest. Congratulations Caryl. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 7:48:00 PM
    Caryl, congrats on a wonderful win! I love the message summed up in the last line...love and blessings

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 6:47:00 PM
    Caryl, thank you for participating in my contest. I enjoyed your poem and especially the line about dreams freeing souls from constant worry. Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 5:59:00 PM
    Loved the rhyme Caryl! Congrats on a great win.

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 5:50:00 PM
    Beautiful poem here Caryl!Congrats on the win!

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 3:33:00 PM
    lovely poem Caryl...congrats on your win

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 6:56:00 AM
    I love your dreamy entry and a great message, too! Best wishes in the contest. Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 4:23:00 AM
    Wonderful message in your dreamy poem, Caryl...Thank you so much for your kind words on my page and the energies of your prayers, they are much needed.

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 2:10:00 PM
    Nice Poem, I like it...good luck in the contest :)

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 1:15:00 PM
    Good luck in Kim's contest..Reads like winning material to me..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Dreams are the frosting of life..Sara