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Dream Collage

August 15, 2021
By Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
147 articles 41 photos 1014 comments

Favorite Quote:
The universe must be a teenage girl. So much darkness, so many stars.
--me


Rising to space

Rising to planets unknown—

Rising to heat lightning and grace

Rising like a queen bee to her honeyed throne

It is a deep and sticky summer night

My heart is burning violets

Clear and bright

I want to be near someone

I want to play a keyboard

In a room of pink balloons and crystal snow

I want the fireflies to open my window

Making for you

A glorious show.

Like a tired dolphin

I am slipping under

My flowered bedspread

Into a summer of wonder.


The author's comments:

I have strange dreams :)


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on Aug. 20 2021 at 8:33 am
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
200 articles 23 photos 1053 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

the final line was cool, sort of burned itself into your mind