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A Childhood Dream
by Cathrine Hottran

Saturday, May 21, 2005
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Once I was,
This little girl,
So curious,
To see this world.

I had big dreams,
Now can't you see,
But I guess those dreams,
Weren’t meant for me.

In my dreams,
Life was a dance,
With lots of loving,
And romance.

There were no such things,
As fear or sorrows,
Only beautiful,
Tomorrows.

But a dream is a dream,
Reality is life,
No one stays forever,
In paradise.

 

 

I was 17 when I wrote this so it’s not new. I just had it spellchecked and reposted!  
 
 
  
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Reviewed by 000 000 11/3/2008
Some dreams are haunting-but the dreams of children are magical.
CarolHawks
Reviewed by . ignis 5/5/2006
Dreams are places where Truth seeks refuge when this illusion becomes unbearable
Reviewed by jude forese 5/22/2005
for a 17 year old this poem's really good!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 5/22/2005
Yes some dreams die.........to make room for new ones :-) Good write.
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 5/22/2005
A beautiful poem, was spawned from a beautiful little girl. :o)
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/22/2005
I believe the little girl of 17 writing about her dreams is still alive and has not given up on the possibility that her dreams may yet come true.A dream does not die I think I heard someone say only the dreamer and you are far too young and talented to die so let's wait for your dreams to happen.

Felix
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 5/22/2005
Never give up your dreams. See it the way you want it to be in your imagination, and it will happen. (From the "bible" of goal setting.)

Well done at 17.

Elizabeth
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/22/2005
Powerfully sad piece about growing up and leaving our innocence behind, and your last stanza says it all.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/22/2005
Awww bittersweet...but beautiful package!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by George Carroll 5/22/2005
The heart stays forevever young. Splendid poem.
Reviewed by Dale Clark 5/22/2005
It's a lovely piece, ah sweet youth why did
you leave so quickly. ;) Beautiful poem!
Reviewed by gaurishankar chemudupati 5/22/2005
"In my dreams,
Life was a dance,
With lots of loving,
And romance. " The dreams are more true when grown up ! dreams of love and romance are delightful at any ae! you are so cue when you were a small girl and many thanks to have reposted this poem now!! you must be more beautiful now with maturity and wisdom dear Hottran! Bye!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/21/2005
Beautifully written C. Thanks for reposting it!
Love the photo!;-)

Eileen
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 5/21/2005
Ah, so deeply poignant and true, alas, no one stays forever in paradise...just love that.

Reindeer
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