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Don't Wake Me

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Don't Wake Me

My dreams are better than reality
Don't wake me
Turn away from your morality
Leave my body be

For me there was no hope
Don't wake me
I just couldn't cope
The light I finally see

Maybe I'm with a god
Maybe I'm in a hell
Maybe I was a fraud
I'll never tell

Dry those tears
Don't wake me
I've had me years
Say good-bye to the lifeless me

I don't know where I'm going
Don't wake me
My blood has stopped flowing
Bury me under an oak tree

Written on August 3, 2012

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  1. Date: 11/2/2012 3:02:00 PM

    This is lovely and well written poem Lily. - Have a great weekend - - / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 7:04:00 AM

    This is wonderful Lily, one can relate so easily to every word here, love the "Bury me under an oak tree' check out my 'The old oak tree'

  1. Date: 9/5/2012 10:08:00 PM

    Dreams are better than reality if you are unemployed and you are working in your dreams. This is a decent write.

  1. Date: 9/4/2012 3:49:00 PM

    I love oak trees Lily they have loving energy that enfolds you time and time again, another special poem from you dear, enjoyed this one too, love and light vie