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Just Like Lightning
One day you close your eyes
Hoping time passes by,
You lie there motionless
Slowly your body begins to rest,
Without realizing you drift to sleep-
No telling what your dreams keep.
Like a little kid you dream on;
Watching butterflies fly, you see the quiet playing fawn,
You walk along the river bank-
Stop drop a pebble in the stream and then watched as it sank.
Then the 'dream' picks up its pace
As you and a young hare begin to race!
The water distracts you; looks so refreshing
So you stop. Stoop down and then begin slipping,
As you slip you let out a scream
Next thing you know you open your eyes and see it was all a dream!
Wait. Where are you?
You turn to a clock just as it strikes two,
People are around, they all look familiar-
But years older!
Realizing as you slept the time really did pass on!
That silly dream held you in a bond,
Now you regret the fact you were missing
But sometimes you can't help the fact time is just like lightning!