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In Their Beds MAG

November 16, 2007
By ElizabethS. PLATINUM, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
ElizabethS. PLATINUM, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
32 articles 0 photos 16 comments

In their beds,
In the dark,
They sleep,
They dream,
And then they hear
That music oh-so-clear.

The flutes are dancing,
Singing a sweet melody.
Clarinets, they back the sound
Humming in pure harmony.
Mallets prancing on the keys
Of the silver xylophone,
And as they go
The trumpets slow
Coming to a lovely halt.
Lowering his magic wand
The conductor heaves a giant sigh,
And says, “Well done, my faithful friends.”

But they do not hear,
For the magic ends
When all the children awake.

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This article has 11 comments.

houston SILVER said...
on Jan. 27 2015 at 11:01 am
houston SILVER, Joburg, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I don't know about life, there is too much to it...

it makes me feel i could also hear the music. fantastic, please write more like this!

on Oct. 26 2009 at 10:24 am
awesomeaugust GOLD, Boston, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground"
~Theordore Roosevelt

what a lovely poem! You had the perfect word choice so that even if I couldn't exactly picture what you were talking about, I could feel and hear it which is exactly what a good poem does. I'd love to read some more of your work and if you have some time to look at some of mine that'd be great too.

RLJoy DIAMOND said...
on Oct. 19 2009 at 9:36 pm
RLJoy DIAMOND, Glen Rock, New Jersey
56 articles 0 photos 86 comments
this is so good! nicley written

on Jul. 29 2009 at 2:00 am
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
79 articles 0 photos 179 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

Awesome! Cryptic and yet clear at the same time. Wonderful work! Keep it up!!!

ElizabethS. said...
on Oct. 7 2008 at 11:11 pm
In response to Jenu- It's supposed to be a dream actually, there's no real meaning, it's just meant for you imagination and enjoyment. I'm glad you liked it and I hope this helps you understand it better.

Jenu said...
on Oct. 2 2008 at 12:32 am
What...what is this about? What is the meaning here? It's great...and I love the imagery and all...but the meaning is very subtle and very hard to grasp...please explain!

latina_babii said...
on Sep. 22 2008 at 4:24 pm
i really love makes me think its great.............

on Sep. 17 2008 at 5:40 pm
it paints a pic in my mind i can just see it

Mizz B said...
on Sep. 17 2008 at 5:35 pm
I like it !!! alot it sounds pretty and u have alot of good word choice! yeah its good!!

doopz said...
on Sep. 17 2008 at 5:34 pm
I really like it !! i think it is great

VIvaENO said...
on Sep. 12 2008 at 9:01 pm
I LOVE this piece!

The imagery is amazing! Great job!