Nightmare's Reality

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I tremble
Under the cloak of darkness,
Like shuttering branches in a storm,
Inside midnight’s ideas;
Within the universe
Of my own creation
Of worries
And of fears.

Don’t attempt
To shake me awake,
For there are far crueler things
Occurring in our world.
Thoughts disguised as nightmares
And the illusory monsters
Of your mind
Their viscous teeth,
Shrouded in shadow--
Oh, have you forgotten
That not everything is a dream?

Slowly, slowly
I’ve began to drift back to you
Like the tides drift back to shore;
Slowly, steadily
I’ve learned more than I ever could
While the dreams continue to crave more

Yet Hate will forever stretch his claws,
And the men shall sheath their swords.
In here, your soothing whispers
Are far away,
So faint
They are ignored.

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RozaAlexander said...
Nov. 15, 2013 at 8:36 pm
oh my gosh, i have a poem called 'Nightmare's Fantasy' could you read  it, and i really love your poem
fallenoutofgrace said...
Nov. 3, 2013 at 3:14 pm
Very well written hannah! Goosebumps. i liked your ending the est its full of power and omazment. gosh darn kid you gonna go far!
Cat-Girl said...
Oct. 27, 2013 at 4:53 pm
This was well written, although the mood is rather morbid. I totally agree that reality can be worse than nightmares. Over all, wonderful job! :3
Phant0mnWriter replied...
Nov. 3, 2013 at 3:12 pm
I agree. You did a wonderful job! Keep up the great work! ^-^
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