Daydream MAG

July 16, 2008
By Caitlin Costello, Chicago, IL

I wonder
will our children
have your brown skin
or my blue eyes?

On our first date, will you
open doors for me, or
ask if it’s impolite to kiss?

How will you propose?
Will you spell the question
in sand at our lake, or
utter it, grinning,
as our families watch on?

On our wedding day,
will tears sting your eyes
as you watch me, a white blur,
down the aisle?
Will you whisper your love
as we lie, entwined
in our shared bed?

When we’re wrinkled and old,
will you still take my hand
and say
you knew I was the one
since that day we danced?

All this, while I
watch you from the back row,
your head bent over your desk,
we’d not yet met,
and I wondered.



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on Mar. 12 2012 at 4:44 pm
writingandwondering BRONZE, Downers Grove, Illinois
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Wow! That was fantastic! You have  great description and I love the way it flowed through their life! This would be a great poem for a wedding!

on Feb. 19 2012 at 5:55 pm
HinataHyuga SILVER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
To never give up is my nindo, my ninja way. I can't run before taking my first step. A place to return to is were someone always thinks of you. Naruto-kun. Miso ramen. Back off kushina tomato Minato is mine! Kingmortha is my BFFFFF on teenink!

I MEAN LIFE "sniff"

on Feb. 19 2012 at 5:55 pm
HinataHyuga SILVER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
To never give up is my nindo, my ninja way. I can't run before taking my first step. A place to return to is were someone always thinks of you. Naruto-kun. Miso ramen. Back off kushina tomato Minato is mine! Kingmortha is my BFFFFF on teenink!

OMG IM ABOUT TO CRY I HOPE MY LOVE KIFE IS LIKE THIS POEM! "sniff".

on Nov. 28 2011 at 10:58 am
dakotawright SILVER, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens." - Jimi Hendrix

I LOVED this poem it has amazing imagery and it really got me thinking.

on Nov. 28 2011 at 1:17 am
tweetiebruce PLATINUM, Sydney, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Life is like music - You can make mistakes so you try again. But when the piece can't be helped you try again another time.

This is really good. I've thought this a few times :D  could youpcheck out my work? Love the feedback and critisim..... :)

Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Oct. 23 2011 at 7:24 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

This is really good. I've had a couple of wonderings like this... couple hundred. :) Think that maybe you could check out my work sometime? Anyone? Feedback is always greatly appreciated

Dudet95 GOLD said...
on Oct. 22 2011 at 11:02 am
Dudet95 GOLD, Ottawa, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
Your mom, if you don't know the past... You're doomed to repeat it.

This is beautiful.This is one one those poems I can picture A couple first meeting then it showing clips of their life as they age on, and the beauty of it is thats how most people want their love to be.Your poem captures the full effect of just a simple emotione that bursts into passion, and I love it.I love the when we are wrinkled and old part:)lol I got a kick outta that, and I very muhc enjoyed this.Well done:)

on Sep. 23 2011 at 6:02 am
thegirlwiththemessyhair, Singapore, Other
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Definitely one of the best ever. A perfect description of a typical crush, put in words more poetic than I could ever dream of doing.

on Aug. 10 2011 at 9:24 am
Blue4indigo PLATINUM, Sturbridge, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
I'd rather be sorry for something that I did than for something I didn't do.
-Red Scott

This is amazing, probably the best poem I have read here so far!

Can someone read some of my work, rate and comment? Especially my two attempts at poetry, I really need feedback on those.


on Jul. 19 2011 at 10:12 am
Shewhomustnotbenamed BRONZE, Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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I am in love with this ! keep writing !

KaliM. SILVER said...
on Jul. 10 2011 at 7:59 pm
KaliM. SILVER, Willis, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Life is about trusting our feelings and taking chances, losing and finding happiness, appreciating the memories and learning from the past. ~ unknown

realllyyy liked it, can totally relate!!!

on Jun. 22 2011 at 5:18 pm
crazychick SILVER, Norwich, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
Have you ever confused a dream with life? Or stolen something when you have the cash? Have you ever been blue? Or thought your train moving while sitting still? Maybe I was just crazy. Maybe it was the 60's. Or maybe I was just a girl... interrupted

so cute! <3

on Jun. 5 2011 at 9:34 am
Annabelle294 SILVER, Branford, Connecticut
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love this!

on Apr. 13 2011 at 8:48 pm
blossomgirl BRONZE, Marshfield, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Of course it is all happening inside your head, Harry, but why on Earth should that mean it is not real?" ~J.K. Rowling

This is such a relatable poem. Awesome job! Keep writing, I'm excited to see what else you create :)

Lexi-pex GOLD said...
on Mar. 31 2011 at 2:47 pm
Lexi-pex GOLD, Billingham, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

this was really really good! i loved it!!!!

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Mar. 31 2011 at 2:37 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

I LOVE YOUR POEM!

on Mar. 26 2011 at 4:18 pm
blueiris BRONZE, Dexter, Michigan
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i loved it

i could completely relate to it and i think that is why it was so amazing


on Feb. 15 2011 at 7:44 pm
drmstarlet21 GOLD, Matthews, North Carolina
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This is an unbelievably true poem in every aspect of the words. Teach me how to write in such an amazing way. That is a request, not an order.

on Feb. 15 2011 at 5:47 pm
Bookworm7 SILVER, Middletown, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. -Willian Shakespeare

This is probably the best poem I have ever read. Please write more. I absolutely love it!

ferosa45 said...
on Feb. 15 2011 at 5:04 pm
absolutely ethereal. i am reeling from its effect!!!


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