"Utopia, As Dreamed by a Ghost"

March 29, 2010
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As I tune in and out of conversation like a television signal in the middle of a storm
I think thoughts and I hear sounds never known before.

In this dream world, whippoorwills tweet a sweet melody of happiness, not knowing pain or torture, only love and bliss.

In this version of Utopia, Sleeping Beauty always gets her kiss.

In this world of happily ever after, children only know fun and laughter.

There are no homeless, or unemployed.
There are no convicts or men deployed.

Only peace exists in this world.

A world as eternal as I,
But in one swift breath, it shall end, like the life of the host,
And the writer, the soul of it, will merely become a ghost.
A ghost of thought.
A ghost of the past.
A ghost the half of which was merely an illusion will be fully dead, at last.





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Basketball23 said...
Mar. 11, 2011 at 4:49 pm
This is so creative and original!!!  IT'S AMAZING!!!!  Jeez I wish I could write like you!!!!!
 
BoosflashThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 14, 2010 at 8:53 am
youre really good. I like the at last part. well i like the whole part but I really...-well you know what i mean. (5 stars)
 
Starrlyt replied...
May 14, 2010 at 11:38 am
Thank you. I am glad that you enjoy my work. OH!!! my poem, "Drowning out the song of a whippoorwill" just got accepted to be put in a book!!! I am sooo excited!!!!
 
CrystalDE said...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 9:17 pm
This is really good, your feelings are expressed very well. It makes you think. :)
 
Starrlyt replied...
Mar. 21, 2011 at 12:49 pm
thank u very much. wow. u posted on this on my birthday of last year. lol.
 
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