"Should every raindrop hold within a dream..."

November 7, 2011
By Snowed GOLD, Dublin, Other
Snowed GOLD, Dublin, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Tread softly because you tread on my dreams" - Yeats


Should every raindrop hold within a dream,
I’d plucked the clearest from their dappled nest
And stow them hurriedly in my hat, lest
They should tumble, splitting at the seams
Threatening to spill what we alone deem
Sufficient to raise one above the rest;
The lesser drops are unintentionally blessed,
For dying is not always as it seems.
In ribbons I’d present to you my crop
Purified, condensed and magical.
There’d seem to radiate from the dream-drops
A cry; realizing that I am not
What I claim to be, they have giv’n all
And wept their tears: Their gold leaks without stop.


The author's comments:
This came to me when I was looking out a window which was covered in raindrops.

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on Dec. 7 2011 at 4:47 am
jasont727 PLATINUM, Calabasas, California
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Favorite Quote:
If there was no change, there would be no butterflies.

Another spectacular piece. I have always admired the qualities of raindrops...and you put it exactly into writing. Beautiful.

on Nov. 28 2011 at 11:56 am
no.name. PLATINUM, Ceres, California
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Very beautiful.

 


on Nov. 28 2011 at 11:49 am
Wonderment DIAMOND, Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Just beautiful. thats all I can say

Snowed GOLD said...
on Nov. 28 2011 at 10:52 am
Snowed GOLD, Dublin, Other
14 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Tread softly because you tread on my dreams" - Yeats

Thanks very much, I saw some other poets doing it and it looked like a good idea. 

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on Nov. 28 2011 at 6:03 am
A_____, Columbus, Ohio
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Amazing!  I like how you title your poems with quotes from the piece.


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