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Dream Poems

Dream Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about dreams. This list of dream poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of dream poetry. This list of works about dream is an excellent resource for examples on how to write dream poems.

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Propitiation The Heart of The Gospel - John 4: 10, Hebrews 2: 17
This is truly the heart of the gospel
the work of Christ on Calvary's cross
where He paid the ultimate sacrifice
died for His own for their cause

God hates sin with a holy hatred
for knowing He must kill off sin
in His creation, there...Read More
Categories: dream, bible, gospel, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme



death knocks
Death knocks
 I’m stuck in the bog land of poetry
 Trying to make a small manuscript of thirty pages.
 I have reached 29 pages, but all seems so futile
Words I have written before keep cropping up
I can’t endlessly repeat myself.
A...Read More
Categories: dream, feelings, first love, fish, flying, food,
Form: Blank verse
Dream Love Sonnet
I dreamt of meeting the love of my life
for seven long years she haunted my dreams

for seven long years she haunted my dreams
until one day she walked off a bus into my life

until one day she walked off a bus...Read More
Categories: dream, love, lust, marriage,
Form: Sonnet
Sam and Maria's First Kiss
Sam and Maria’s First Kiss

Sam met his wife 
in a dream 
it was his fate

she became his life
that day
 she became his mate

on their marriage date
they went to a bar for a date
drank all night like in a dream

ending up...Read More
Categories: dream, kiss, love, lust,
Form: Free verse
Cerebellum's Synaptic Soiree
Lifted lightly from familiarity
Sleep's gesture caresses cells
Taken to nearby bewilderment
Where stagnancy busily dwells

Liquid lambent shooting star forms fragment
Vapid vexations vanquished in fantasy's fire
Mist masked span transcends measurement
Vision fusion surpasses language quagmire 

Imprisoned waking cognition 
held in category's secure structure 
Dispelled...Read More
Categories: dream, sleep,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme



ode to love on Valentine's Day
Ever since I met you, my dear
?My life has not been the same
Before I found you?
I was lost, sad and lonely


?Going nowhere as fast as possible
I was stuck
?Did not know what direction to pursue
?At the intersection, watching life go by

I...Read More
Categories: dream, how i feel, love, marriage,
Form: Ode
TIDES
A certain surge wells up in me,
A nebulous , desultory void
It dwells in me, it survives off me.
I'm sequestered and I can't avoid.

My tongue bleeds of the unsaid,
My heart tears of the unfelt.
My soul rips of the untouched.
And my breath...Read More
Categories: dream, 12th grade, addiction, angst, confidence, courage, deep,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Stoic Poet
Stoic Poet
Life is like philosophy
"all we are is dust in the wind" said Socrates,
one fleeting moment were here and then were gone 
so even if you win, in the end, no one ever truly won,
so when you rise in the...Read More
Categories: dream, imagination, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Romeo is Bleeding
This Romeo is bleeding but you don't see his blood." - Bon Jovi's Always


This romeo is bleeding but you don't see his blood
but were it visible it would be so in a flood.

The times spent wrapped in life with you...Read More
Categories: dream, betrayal, boyfriend, break up, emotions, heart, hurt,
Form: Couplet
Feelings Sacred
I don’t write for you,
I write for me

To dream each dream,
in darkness freed

All gifts unwrapped,
my table set

My voice as spoken,
no regrets

I don’t speak for you,
I speak for me

The trails I’ve bloodied,
scars decree

Each moment purchased,
verses loaned

My feelings sacred
—words my own

(Villanova Pennsylvania:...Read More
Categories: dream, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Compulsory New Love Life
I've lived on this for planet five years now,
In deafening silence, that's peaceful somehow.

The moment we crashed, seemed almost a dream;
Stars twinkled above the clouds pink and cream.

We landed in tranquil waters, quite luckily,
And left our craft at the bottom...Read More
Categories: dream, adventure, journey, love, places, planet, solitude, space,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Lord
This world can be a hard cold place,                                ...Read More
Categories: dream, fire, life, me, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member OH, I HAVE A DREAM



          
               
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Categories: america, dream, friendship, god, international,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Funeral Pyre
Living in the creek’s dark caverns, he was content with his homestead.
His dwelling place had been foretold 
by fairytales on nights so cold.
A promise of the things to come were all that kept the fires fed.

Living in the creek side...Read More
Categories: dream, dark, destiny,
Form: Rhyme
A Castle In The Sand
You and I should go and build a castle in the sand,
With the moats and other stuff making it look grand,
As we build we'll dream a lot of knights and ladies fair,
While sea gulls fly above our heads in wonderment...Read More
Categories: dream, friendship, fun, memory, sea, sweet, water, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rise Above LM
Reality is something you rise above,                                  ...Read More
Categories: dream, bird, hate, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I LOVE YOU
      I LOVE YOU

     My passionate eyes dared to peep deep in your looks.
     but not sure whether your eyes glistened or not.
    ...Read More
Categories: dream, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MY UNBORN CHILD
To my unborn child,
whom I will never get to meet.
I'll forever miss the sound of your voice,
and your perfect little feet.

I'll never get to hold your hand,
on walks by the lake.
I'm sorry I let you down,
and met your mommy too...Read More
Categories: dream, longing, missing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oliver, a Boy
When I was young my mother's hand
Led me through a joyful land
Where neither war nor hate exist
Nor something more I must resist 

Where nothing but the night is black
And black is never dark for lack
Of something bright or greater light
But...Read More
Categories: dream, england, fantasy, innocence,
Form: Epic
A Penny For Your Thoughts
As I toss a silver coin into the mango contoured fountain, a lilac laden tone
that reeks of flower garden ether archly probes.
“What somersaults bewitch those forehead rivulets when synchronising waves of rhythmic thought?”
Psychic or clairvoyant
  on this steamy summer’s...Read More
Categories: art, beautiful, beauty, creation, deep, dream, fantasy,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Filmmaker
The Filmmaker

A pleasant scene takes part in a dream,
pursues pleasure of the dream-maker,
as confident eyes commenced a theme,
practiced movies be a filmmaker.

Pursues pleasure of the dream-maker,
empowering fictions that he scheme,
practiced movies be a filmmaker,
doing his chief best as being deem.

Empowering...Read More
Categories: dream, film, imagination, poetry,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Hindsight
Sometimes I think, what might have been
Some choice I made, once way back when
A chance I took, to be a star
Not caring then, how long, how far

Should I have stopped, went back to start
At least went back and got my...Read More
Categories: dream, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Emily Dickinson: Drove He Knew Haste
Emily Dickinson: Drove He Knew Haste

It was like a day like no other,
a day like so many before this,
college bell rang like a high school bell,
a bell like so many that bother.

Cornelius a friend, Bethany,
his friend, Tyra her friend, then...Read More
Categories: dream, anxiety, character, meaningful, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Land for Dreamers
An unknown place that filled my empty place with temptation and desires just waiting to be foretold. 
Land of dreamers I may have roamed yet lost and eager to find. I look around and see Ray's of sunshine peeking through...Read More
Categories: deep, dream, fairy, fantasy, for him, lust,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member THE GIFT OF ME


I love to keep a low profile
And avoid the limelight
Flamboyance is not my style
I’m fiercely loyal, fair and giving
Looking for ways to please loved ones
By subtle random acts of kindness

I wish I could grace the whole world
With joyful melodious entertainment
I...Read More
Categories: character, desire, dream, i am, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse

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