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  A Dreamer's Sky
by J. Allen Wilson
Saturday, December 03, 2005
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A Dreamer’s Sky

 

She fell soft and crystalline from a dreamer’s sky

Her heart was pure, yet cold, untainted by time.

I wanted to embrace her as I watched her come my way,

Yet I feared she would not understand.

I waited and watched as she circled the outer edges of the meadow,

And just moments before she crashed softly, I claimed her as mine.

I held her close to my warm beating heart,

And I whispered in silent hope that she would never part.

Yet, try as I may, I knew she would never stay.

For I felt her slipping, I felt her quickly fading away

And I then knew that I was wrong to have wished upon a dreamer’s sky.

For you see, she, and those like her were always meant to be free.

Never to heart should they be held close

And never should the simple like me

Covet the coming winter’s snow.

For as I held her in my hand, to my heart to my soul

I felt her cold heart melt away and mingle with my tears

as she spilled through my fingers…

to the ground below.

 

J. Allen Wilson © 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 




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Reviewed by Huda Orfali 12/11/2005
Wonderful work, Allen
Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 12/10/2005
Beautiful expression in this wondrous poem! I enjoyed!
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 12/4/2005
what creative thought you've dressed in images that deepen the hues of truth that are the soul of this poem. wonderful write, Allen.
Reviewed by Janet Parker 12/4/2005
Wonderful poem. I always like a surprise ending and you mastered it beautifully.
Reviewed by jude forese 12/4/2005
love can be like the snow: covering our hearts, fleeting as we attempt to contain it ... excellent analogy ...
Reviewed by Peter Paton 12/4/2005
It is impossible to clutch a thorned rose Allen, and who would want too !
A cold heart's love melts like snow off a dyke !
Peter
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/3/2005
This is a divine poem Allen! A truly stunning pice of work!Very creative!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 12/3/2005
Oh come on, I KNOW you don't like snow anyway, too cold for you southern folks...;) Ed
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 12/3/2005
The insight in this write is amazing!

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