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I Dare Not Dream

I dare not sleep and dream again;
For I cannot bear the cost--
Reminding me, and cruelly so
Of what I had, then lost.

How blessed I would dreamless be,
That I might long forget--
To sleep bereft of reverie,
And absent all regret!

--Mel

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 10/25/2016 12:09:00 PM
So very beautiful, Mel. Sharon : )
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Date: 1/11/2015 12:07:00 AM
I love your words....
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Mel Merrill
Date: 1/17/2015 3:34:00 PM
You're a sweetheart...thank you. Hugs xo....Mel
Date: 1/10/2015 8:37:00 PM
this is shakespearean! brilliant!
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Date: 1/17/2015 3:35:00 PM
Thank you ilene. I haven't been compared to William lately, but I am flattered--and encouraged ;)
Date: 1/10/2015 3:07:00 PM
I think all of us can relate to this at some stage in our life Mel:-( Hugs Jan xx
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Mel Merrill
Date: 1/17/2015 3:37:00 PM
Hi Jan. Thank you. And yes, I think we can. The intricacies of love and loss. Hugs Mel xo
Date: 1/10/2015 1:24:00 PM
Beautifully Sad! Xo
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Mel Merrill
Date: 1/10/2015 1:29:00 PM
Thank you so much...hugs, Mel
Date: 1/10/2015 1:20:00 PM
Excellent little poem, Mel! :) john.
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Mel Merrill
Date: 1/10/2015 1:30:00 PM
Thanks, John. This one's from the heart--and how :)