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I Call her Name

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I Call her Name

           I call her name in my sleep 
                 No, not this day 
            The gods won't let me be 
             Death will be my escape 
                From all the madness 
            All this madness from dreams  

                  No, not this day 
              They won't leave me at peace
            I call out to her from my sleep 
           I reach for her, and she is there 
           My comfort zone, I pull her close 
               It calms me to no end.

         She says nothing even though I know 
       I've pulled her away from her lucid dreams
       again ~ I need her, my angel of light 
        It's true, I need her there to save me
       Save me from  dreams of  the grave  
       I'm standing closer every time I sleep
    She is the only one who saves me from this fate 
      From falling into this grave I dug for me.

7/15/2000 my X used to have dreams of his grave,,,, he was always waking me, 
must of been his line of work.

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  1. Date: 6/17/2013 11:11:00 PM
    I really love the way choose title for your poems...... But i don't understand what..... From falling into this grave I dug for me....means? Sry

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal
    Date: 6/19/2013 12:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I dug for me...... I thought you were referring to something else
  1. Date: 3/17/2013 5:30:00 PM
    Admire your ability to write from the point of view of your ex. Beautifully done. - Red

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 10:49:00 AM
    I guess it is a recent write... sorry, I misunderstood. K.

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 10:47:00 AM
    WOW! 12+ years old, yet as fresh as if you had written it yesterday. Lovely flow and vivid imagery. Well done Debbie! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 9:50:00 AM
    mysterious and originally crafted.Hope our angel of light there always..Charma

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 10:20:00 AM
    My husband always wakes me because he can't sleep and I love my sleep so this had me smiling. Nicely done. love phyl

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 1:55:00 AM
    Hi Debbie great words expressing dreams, never had this one my self but hey if I do i willthink of this poem, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 3:57:00 PM
    A very good write Debbie. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 9:19:00 PM
    Was your ex Ebenezer Scrooge?

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 9:16:00 PM
    Amazing work! That's all I can really say! Touched me deeply tonight; thanks for writing and sharing. :) Always, Laura

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 3:43:00 PM
    Very emotional write- thank you for sharing these words, Debbie! Of course- you penned them wonderfully :) xo

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 3:31:00 PM
    Sounds like this was a bit of a pain. He was very lucky to have had you. So where is he now? I hope he didn't see his wish granted. The perspective here is different and unexpected. A lot of fun on some level.

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 3:10:00 PM
    What a nightmare and you've written it well. I felt the terror within the words..

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 1:33:00 PM
    Gosh Debbie this is an exceptional write. I can't imagine having such a scary dream. Warm Smiles,mConnie

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 5:08:00 AM
    I love this

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 9:06:00 PM
    wow, what a concept to write about his scary dream!!!Very interesting thing you wrote about, Debbie. I enjoyed this.

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 5:20:00 PM
    Wonderful thought provoking poem Debbie ..wonderful poem

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 1:58:00 PM
    Sometimes reality is more nightmarish than our worst dreams! That’s life! A well developed and expressed poem with vivid images that shake you up! Thanks for sharing!

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 1:33:00 PM
    Interesting lines that you have penned..Enjoyed reading..Some dreams are really nightmares aren't they..Sara

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 3:22:00 AM
    A very profound and powerful write, Debbie. Hope that these feelings will vanish...Thanks for sharing. I've shared a similar experience and yes, it is good to have someone there to comfort us. Take care!