The Dream Isn't Dead MAG

November 12, 2008
By sgtpepperx3 SILVER, Brick, New Jersey
sgtpepperx3 SILVER, Brick, New Jersey
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The dream isn’t dead
Though I’ve seen it take flight
It spread its great wings
And disappeared into night
I watched it go, bidding good-bye
But I would see it again
I know I would try

Such fantastic illusion, an amazing sight
Sparkling amber, green, and gold
I kissed the wings and held on tight
But let go and watched them unfold
I knew it would be back
Like it would always be
For this dream, the beautiful bird
It is a part of me

It comes back now and then
When I give it a home
An open heart to love it with
And loyalty to be shown
I let it fly, let it go away
To whatever it searches for
But I know it’ll be back someday
Standing at my front door

I look ahead to the future
For I know it will be bright
Someday, I’ll not have to watch my dream
Disappear into night
It will sit beside me, holding my hand
Kiss my face, forever true
For my dream is only my dream
If my dream is you



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CANDYGIRL said...
on Dec. 9 2010 at 1:46 pm
This is such an awsome poem!

on Nov. 21 2010 at 10:04 am
Love_is_Endless, Grand Junction, Michigan
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This is AMAZING! I love this so much! This poem is going in my FAVORITES! :)

on Aug. 26 2010 at 12:10 pm

Reminds me of myself^_^

This is perfect. You're awesome.


Eli15 GOLD said...
on Jul. 3 2010 at 11:14 pm
Eli15 GOLD, Melboune, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Hope is believing in spite of evidence then watching the evidence change

Your an awesome poet and i cant believe a teenager can write this well. Ive been reading all the poems for some inspiration but i cant get anything because i dont want to ruin what you have made

figureitout said...
on Jun. 16 2010 at 4:25 pm
figureitout, Dorchester, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Life is too short to wake up with regrets.So love the people who treat you right, forget the ones that dont.Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised it'd be worth it.

this is great. at first i was like "ok, she's talking about dreams." then i was like "oh my gosh! she's talking about love. she's talking about the same dream i have." i think you're an amazing writer, outstanding. keep writing.

Milo! said...
on Apr. 14 2010 at 4:11 pm
What a great piece. It’s so understandable. You made it really easy to see where you’re coming from. I hope you keep writing, because this is really good. You should check out some of my stuff. I think you would like it.

on Mar. 25 2010 at 6:41 am
CountryGothic GOLD, Somersworth, New Hampshire
16 articles 2 photos 207 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Once something has been said, it cannot be said in other words." -Aristotle

This poem is amazing. It's even better than some of the ones that the literary freaks (such as myself) in my school write, I want to see more! A+

on Mar. 1 2010 at 6:29 pm
Lord_Limitless BRONZE, New Bern, North Carolina
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the last two lines pull it all together.

on Feb. 23 2010 at 3:03 pm
Karlynne PLATINUM, Orange Park, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to dance in the rain.
-Vivian Greene

wow. ur an inspriration to a lot of ppl and especially meh. nvr stop writing. you and meh share the same gift.-poetry comes from your soul, not the heart-

on Feb. 9 2010 at 9:11 am
Lucy4himnotu ELITE, Richardson, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"I am Happy to The Point of Fear" -Ralph Waldo Emmerson

Absolutely beautiful. I love how you've painted an actual, physical picture of a dream that fits everyone. Anyone who reads this has a specific dream they think of. Then that last line specifically fits it to yourself. Beautifully done.

on Jan. 19 2010 at 2:20 pm
FlyLikeAnEagle94 PLATINUM, Kingston, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"I write about me because I know about me," by John Lennon.

Very... interesting. It is actually quite captivating.

on Dec. 5 2009 at 12:49 am
Anjelika BRONZE, Marietta, Georgia
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Fantastic writing, very deep

on Sep. 30 2009 at 7:20 am
InkBlogger SILVER, Ruston, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Shall we always study to obtain more of these things, and not sometimes to be content with less?" - Henry David Thoreau, Walden

"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life." - Charles Darwin

Phenomenal piece. You are VERY talented!

on Aug. 19 2009 at 4:13 am
sgtpepperx3 SILVER, Brick, New Jersey
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Thank you so much for your reviews; really, I can't even begin to say how much it means to me . . .

on Aug. 18 2009 at 7:59 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
26 articles 0 photos 493 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

LOVE IT! so beautiful, such a wonderful, amazing, well-crafted poem! So sweet, I love it!

on Aug. 18 2009 at 5:26 pm
amrwrites BRONZE, Racine, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
Keep on soaring little sleeper.

I love the last two lines!

on Aug. 18 2009 at 4:42 pm
AngelForeverBleedingLove DIAMOND, Frederic, Wisconsin
66 articles 3 photos 248 comments

Favorite Quote:
You say you don't remember,
But I will never forget

This is truly wonderful. I like how you have the rhyming in every-other line instead of every one... Keep writing! I want to see more. Could you look at some of my work?

on Aug. 18 2009 at 3:42 pm
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
79 articles 0 photos 179 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

Wow, this is AMAZING! You are a very talented writer, and this piece is phenomenal! I look forward to reading more of your work! Again, great job and congrats on being published!!!! Woo!

P.S. I would love it if you would check out some of my work, I'd love to hear your comments for this is such a wonderful piece! Thanks so much! Again, great job! Keep it up!

on Aug. 18 2009 at 2:01 pm
pinksage33 BRONZE, Woodstock, New York
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This is beautifule!!!

Sanah BRONZE said...
on Aug. 16 2009 at 9:07 pm
Sanah BRONZE, Bridgewater, New Jersey
2 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion" -Edgar Allan Poe

ahh, that amazingg. true talent :)




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