Treasure Island

Lora Colon

(26 September 1944 / Missouri - United States)

Words To Dream By


I write these words to touch your heart,
You must read them by the light of love;
Get comfortable in the arms of a dream,
Pull down a star from above

Wrap yourself in my warm embrace,
Doves of peace will be standing by;
And I'll send an angel of happiness
To chase dark clouds from your sky

Gather a handful of sunbeams,
Carefully..... so they don't come apart;
Then I'll grab a handful of moonbeams,
We'll braid them and bind our hearts

Listen for songs of the robin,
All the sweetest notes you can find;
Weave them together with a summer breeze,
And let them caress your mind

This life is often hard and cruel,
Sometimes, problems get out of hand;
Once in a while, let's get lost in a dream,
Let's take all the joy that we can

Submitted: Friday, December 20, 2013
Edited: Saturday, January 11, 2014

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  • Mike Barrett (1/3/2014 10:35:00 AM)

    Really a beautiful poem.....I love the braiding of the sun and moon beams....a stunning image! Have a great year! (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (12/22/2013 1:51:00 AM)

    Wow to braid moonbeams, aha aw my how creative brill.! Lora dis is a dreamy enjoyable masterpiece, and i dont call a poem so unless it realy is. (Report) Reply

  • Pradip Chattopadhyay (12/21/2013 12:50:00 AM)

    This life is often hard and cruel,
    Sometimes, problems can get out of hand;
    Once in a while, let's get lost in a dream,
    Let's take all the joy that we can

    how I treasure these words! (Report) Reply

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