Pookey's Poems

(03/06/1959 / Chicago)

Last Night I Dreamed Of You


I dreamed of your eyes
You looking at me
I dreamed of your smile
You said I was pretty
As you cupped my cheek
Touching me gently
Tilting your head
Leaning in to kiss me

I was smiling in my sleep
My heart was warmed
I was helpless and weak
And then I awoke
Feeling empty, depleted scorned

So sad I was with sleep in my eyes
Tears then followed
As I pound my fists with despise

It was bittersweet, my love
Cause you were 'my' true love
But I am not yours, was I

Submitted: Monday, January 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, January 21, 2013

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  • Babatunde Aremu (1/31/2013 7:57:00 AM)

    Dream do turn to reality. We dream what we want sometimes. This is a good poem. Many people pass through this one way or the other. I like the poem. Keep writing and turn the dream to reality. Pls read my poems also (Report) Reply

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