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I walked in the door, in the usual way
Just as I always do, after working all day
I called to my wife, telling her I was home
Then I noticed the note, sitting there by the phone

I smiled to think what she might have to say
She so often does nice things, to brighten my day
But as I started reading, the words written there
My body went numb, I sat down in the chair

She said, ďLeaving this note for you, seems out of place.
But there are things I must say, but canít say to your face
So many good years, Iíve spent here with you
But Iím afraid that itís over, Iíve found someone new

Itís nothing youíve done, the fault is all mine
You too will find someone, just give it some time
I always have loved you, and always will care
But I just need to know, what is for me out thereÖĒ

Just then I woke up, and sat straight up in bed
I then realized this letter, was all in my head
There next to me on the bed was my wife
Lost in her dreams, the love of my life

I layed down beside her, she opened her eyes
Looked at me and said, ďWhatís wrong with my guy?Ē
I said, ďGo back to sleep, everything is just fineĒ
And I held her close, in these two arms of mine

As I lay there I wondered if I do all I can
To give her the things that she needs from her man
Perhaps I donít give her as much as it seems
Sometimes the best lessons are found in our dreams

Jack Roberts Ė May 16, 2003




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Reviewed by Birdie Houston
Awesome ......I enjoyed this poem
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
You had me going there for a while. So glad it was just a dream. We need couples like to you keep believing it is possible :-) Great write!
Reviewed by serenety L
Jack, this is beautiful. I love it. And thanks for visiting my site and leaving these encouraging comments. I will continue. S
Reviewed by Josephine Bohen
well done
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell
I was shocked at the beginning of this, so glad to know that it's a dream. Wishing you and your lovely wife all the best.

JC xoxoxoxo
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
Sometimes a little scare will keep us on our toes, helping us to be thankful and appreciative of what we have. Very nice poem, Jack.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
great write, jack! :) (((HUGS)))
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Oh..I loved this one so much! What an excellent poem,

Beautiful!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Oh! I had many of those dreams in my life....but usualy I am so upset I start to cry.....and hope for the best....hehehe

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl
Good message here...yes, I too think that sometimes our dreams try to teach us.
Reviewed by William Bonilla
great write Jack
excellent, great reading

William
Reviewed by Eroica Mendoza
if all men i know think like you do... i guess life would be easier!
Reviewed by Kelie Urbanec (Reader)
VERY NICE.
THAT IS SCARY WHEN THAT HAPPENS SEEMS SO REAL. GREAT WRITE.
~KELIE~
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray
Big sigh...thank you for sharing this very beautiful revelation
Reviewed by Nancy D.
Excellent message from dreams.

Nancy
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Well done. Glad it was just a dream for you.
Reviewed by Trixie Love
Hi Jack,
This is great....

Trixie :)
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Very different from you Jack, excellent! Good to see branching out into other arenas of thought...
Reviewed by Victor Jensen
I guess there is a reason why we dream what we do. Some of my dreams I wish would come true but some I'm so happy they are just dreams. Most of my day dreams are positive. I think a dream like you describe in this good poem is a positive, because it just prompts you to consider what you have and not to just take it for granted. It's good for you to know how lucky you really are.
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