The Waking Dream

koan
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The Waking Dream

Post by koan »

I dream of sleep

A restful night

My mind at ease

An end in sight.

I sleep in dreams

Of days to come

For days that passed

Have left me numb.

And in this slumber

Lights a spark

Of how my life

Has left its mark.

As shadows fade

So does the pain

Each passing day

A cleansing rain.

Then dreams and sleep

Lose their appeal

As I learn to love

That which is real.
kensloft
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Joined: Sat Dec 11, 2004 1:37 am

The Waking Dream

Post by kensloft »

koan wrote: I dream of sleep

A restful night

My mind at ease

An end in sight.

I sleep in dreams

Of days to come

For days that passed

Have left me numb.

And in this slumber

Lights a spark

Of how my life

Has left its mark.

As shadows fade

So does the pain

Each passing day

A cleansing rain.

Then dreams and sleep

Lose their appeal

As I learn to love

That which is real.


I love your style and your way with the images that you create with your lines.
polycarp
Posts: 618
Joined: Tue Jan 04, 2005 9:00 am

The Waking Dream

Post by polycarp »

koan wrote: I dream of sleep

A restful night

My mind at ease

An end in sight.

I sleep in dreams

Of days to come

For days that passed

Have left me numb.

And in this slumber

Lights a spark

Of how my life

Has left its mark.

As shadows fade

So does the pain

Each passing day

A cleansing rain.

Then dreams and sleep

Lose their appeal

As I learn to love

That which is real.
Sleep rests the body while dreams keep the faculties active when all systems rest. Time on the other hand, not only teaches us to love but heals us of all pains. While sleep and dreams refresh the body and mind, love goes beyond that by refreshing the soul. Love remains the greatest affection ever to be felt by humans as we grope through time and space, in the dark alleyways of being, searching for the truth regarding who we really are and our mission in the universe. Nice one Koan.
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lady cop
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The Waking Dream

Post by lady cop »

lovely and evocative as always Koan! :) "to sleep, perchance to dream"

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