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Stoner
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0 posted 10-27-1999 10:18 PM       View Profile for Stoner   Email Stoner   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Stoner

To a dream too often I give an ode
A leisurely walk on a lonely road.
A countryscape
A great escape
To wander and ponder my heavy load.

Merry birds sing from their treetop abode,
Speaking of me in unknowable code.
A sunny day
A winding way
Through woods wild and fields fallow and unhoed.

Dost the rest of mankind forsake this place?
And Alas! Through the brush, I spy a face.
Sapphires for eyes
Jewels so wise
Excited am I! I quicken my pace.

Way over yonder! I begin to race.
Alas! Distance and shadows veil her face.
A breeze blowing
Her hair flowing
A wondrous figure of beauty and grace.

At last to this lovely ghost I draw near
A lady so strange, and yet oh so dear
Oh! Such a fright!
She's gone from sight.
Whence has she gone? Eternity, I fear.

And then I awake, soaked with sweat and tear
My bedroom! No singing birds, trees, nor deer.
Oh! Such a night!
Oh! Such a plight!
Whence has she gone? To Nowhere, I must fear.
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Denise
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1 posted 10-27-1999 10:21 PM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

I enjoyed this one too. Very good!

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Denise
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2 posted 10-28-1999 12:23 AM       View Profile for Watcher666   Email Watcher666   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Watcher666's Home Page   View IP for Watcher666

Well done! Liked this much!

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Illusion...what we see and what we do...it's all up to you.
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