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Last Night I Dreamt

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Last Night I Dreamt

Last night I dreamt of the waterfall
and the night that we made love,
on the rock beside the stream
while the mist fell from above.

I dreamt of promises never to keep
and plans that never would be.
It was a memory of long ago
when there was a you and a me.

Only in dreams is our love real.
Only in dreams are you here.
In waking moments I feel the loss,
the loss that can still bring a tear.

A million years has come and gone.
A million lifetimes too,
but last night I dreamt that dream again,
the one of me and you.

Last night I dreamt of the waterfall,
making love beneath it's spray.
All too quickly the dream was gone
as I woke to the light of the day.

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  1. Date: 8/30/2013 11:54:00 PM

    This was great. It touched me because I have this dream too.

  1. Date: 8/14/2013 5:45:00 AM

    I've had a few of those dreams myself....but you can't go back...i've learned...you need a new lover...and place...and try again....maybe pick a softer place...than a rock.....that's the power of trying again...you learn how to do it even better the next time. I love this poem...and i want to thank you....Sweet Lady...for taking the time ...to support my blogs....I really appreciate that you did.

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 12:07:00 PM

    This is so beautiful Francine! Such a bittersweet expression of dreams of what might have been. I love this one very much.

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 4:31:00 AM

    this is beautiful and sad, but very moving. ~ thank you for placing my poem so high in your contest. much appreciated...

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 9:55:00 PM

    Beautiful poem, I enjoyed reading the winning entries for your contest. Great topic.

  1. Date: 8/4/2013 7:02:00 PM

    Francine; This very beautiful and very heartfelt. Sometimes the dreams feel so real and than we wake up. Thanks for sharing..... Lucilla

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 2:18:00 PM

    enticing me no end, francine... i didn;t see the ending twist coming; that is totally unique!...:) huggs

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 8:07:00 AM

    I see you went with "serious" and romantic too. Well done!!! I am still trying to figure this one out!!

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 12:35:00 AM

    wow, its been some time since I've read your work. I'm the one missing out. Wonderful. your bud,Russell

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 5:08:00 PM

    Beautiful quatrains Francine. Your waterfall poem is sentimental and impressive. Congratulations!