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The Dream

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The Dream

Within this noonday sultry light
The comely springs in constant joy alarms
When streams and birds and fields unite
To cheer the day with loving charms.

Beside the creeks of fragrant flowers
Drooping on the mumuring winds of May
Gossamers winged in the sober hours
When larks had sang their last prayer.

There below the weeping tree
A thousand ants their troops deployed
To swiftly sieze that golden bee
When her tender wings destroyed.

So sad the day,yet so glad the light
Hanging on lustrous grass that glide
The lulling winds that takes to flight
On lapping waves expanding wide.

It brought the distant pollen grains
The tulips,the maples,the oaks,the birch
And sweet clovers from the island plains
On verdant pastures,to lightly perch.

How rich the sirens of marriage bells
Drawing back on the distant shores
Where anchored a ship vacant dwells
To greet the ocean as it roars.

These holy notes still lingers deep 
A sweet assault that grace me
And when the winds of night would creep
Its notes would drift me out to sea.

So clear the skies cloaked with night
That warmed up my eyes with beam
But swifly ends my fair delight
For this moment was just a dream.




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  1. Date: 8/20/2013 2:51:00 AM

    What a delightful wispy dream you've shared, Mustapha! Just....superb! I loved it...the rhyming is so well done...nothing disturbs, nothing is out of tune...a beautiful dream. Thanks for sharing and taking us along with you! Thanks, also, for your lovely visits and posts....I do so appreciate hearing from you!!! :) Hugs

  1. Date: 8/7/2013 7:53:00 PM

    Mustapha You are wonderful poet, I am in awe of your beautiful poems, thank you for sharing....Peter

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 4:50:00 AM

    I find you guilty of every word you've written And I hereby sentence you to seven times seven (7x7) more such awesome poems. It shall be your punishment.

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 11:15:00 PM

    Magnificent write, absolutely well done, my friend, I loved it...Peter

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 7:39:00 PM

    Honestly M...your words are mesmerizing & so beautifully put together, it speaks to the soul....I picture the ants, just beautiful ty4sharing....cherie bunny:)

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 1:38:00 PM

    Do you know, dear poet friend, how truly extraordinary this poem is? Too beautiful to put into words......"a thousand ants their troops deployed"......oh my, how I love that line.....every wonderful line of this beauty !! I bow to your talent!

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 1:25:00 PM

    I guess this is what they call "The dream of a life time". Lol this is extra-large, #salutes

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 9:15:00 AM

    wow, how do you do it, you are sweeping us off our feet... even though this was only a dream, I felt alive, and jealous, that you could write such a poem, that makes me want to love --hear the ocean and the bells... thank you so much... LINDA

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 6:15:00 AM

    Oh this is nice Mustapha, very nice indeed xx

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 11:23:00 PM

    this is filled with gorgeous imagery. how sweet it is!! Thanks for all your comments today. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 8:54:00 AM

    Awesome, Mustapha. You're very creative and your vocabulary is to die for, not to mention your rhyming skills. Well done, my friend. Licia :-)

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 7:44:00 AM

    What an extraordinary piece.....I love every word...it kept me intensely awaiting the next line without! I really love the third and sixth stanzas....so descriptive like a picture!

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 5:39:00 AM

    I wasn't expencting such an elaborately woven write as you have crafted with this one my friend! You have created a masterful poem here Mustapha, such a very symbolic piece! I really enjoyed reading this poem this morning Great Work!!

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 3:44:00 AM

    magnificently crafted !!! You have penned an extraordinarily beautiful poem.. I am delighted to have this to read this morning... It brightens my day.... Jake

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 3:34:00 AM

    This is an awesome poem. "It brought the distant pollen grains The tulips, the maples, the oaks, the birch And sweet clovers from the island plains On verdant pastures, to lightly perch."I like the strong symbolism and imagery here. A well written poem.

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 3:15:00 AM

    - A beautiful dream, Mustapha! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Mohammed Avatar Mustapha Mohammed Date: 8/5/2013 5:40:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you most kindly Anne...xoxxo
    Mohammed Avatar Mustapha Mohammed Date: 8/5/2013 4:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Rockman for your kind feedback on this one.
  1. Date: 7/26/2013 1:50:00 AM

    Dreams can so often not make sense. I guess that's how this poem can take us from a mainland field to an island setting. Your poem was great in it's imagery but the progression didn't make sense. Tulips, Maples, Oaks & Birtch do not mix anywhere. I don't mean to take anything away from this poem because it had beautiful imagery. I still have to give this one a well done. Rockman

    Mohammed Avatar Mustapha Mohammed Date: 8/5/2013 5:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Rockman for your kind feedback dear Sir.
  1. Date: 7/25/2013 6:37:00 PM

    Oh my little rascal is this the kind of beauty dittos you expel, write on Master write on lol xxx

    Mohammed Avatar Mustapha Mohammed Date: 8/5/2013 4:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Rose for your loving comment friend