Dream Within a Dream

November 29, 2010
By KharynBear BRONZE, Scarborough, Maine
KharynBear BRONZE, Scarborough, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
"Do or do not. There is no try." Yoda

Take this kiss upon the brow
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me promise,
You are not wrong, who thinks
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day
In a vision or in none
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
is but a dream within a dream.
I stand during the roar
of a surf-tormented shore,
and I hold within my hand
Grains of the golden sand-
How little? Yet how they slowly fall
through my fingers to the deep
while I cry- while I cry!
O God! Can I not hold
them with a tighter grip?
O God! Can I not save
one from the cruel wave?
Is all that we see or seem
but a dream within a dream?

The author's comments:
My friend actually inspired me to write this. He started talking about the future and how one person can't hold on to hopes on their own. I hope people reading this will realize that you can't do everything alone. You will always need someone else there to help.

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