I Cried to Dream

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dreaming
I cried to dream again –

You were there
I saw you in my dream

I could touch you, hear you,
make you smile
instead you told me you
couldn’t stay, you could not take
me with you.

I cried to dream again,
buried my head into
my feather pillow –
whispered, dream – dream. . .

but nothing happened.
I continued to whisper,
dream –

I want to see
you one more time –
one more second.
Your eyes stared at me,
while slender legs
walked away from me –
I watched as you walked
never turning around.

Now you are here in this
dream staring at me, looking
into my eyes, such a familiar
laugh.
I whispered, as my lips moved
face down into cotton and
feathers as tears coated white –

I wanted to drift into
a cloud, so I cried to dream
again.

2 Comments
  1. amandahaines says

    Nancy, this is so beautiful!!! I have no other words…Thank you for sharing!
    Much Love, Amanda

  2. Nancy Duci Denofio says

    After all this time I have run into your words, and I thank you so much Amanda, hope you are doing well. Always, Nancy

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