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Let me Live

November 28, 2011
By readlovewrite SILVER, Greensboro, North Carolina
readlovewrite SILVER, Greensboro, North Carolina
7 articles 1 photo 58 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be quick to listen, and slow to speak, and even slower to judge."

Don't wake me up from this dream,
I'm at a good part.
It won't get much better, I know,
I've had this dream before,
So I would. But I
Have forgotten
What disaster it was that struck me.
Was it a Hurricane?
An earthquake?
A tornado?
A tsunami?
A blizzard?
A whirl of nightmares spinning around me?
I must know.

Yes, now I see,
On a multiple choice question
on a test,
the answer would be 'All of the above.'
A storm from a

...Full only of what you never thought possible.
Snippets of Pe Rf Ec tI o N
Breaking to bits.
'Don't wake me up now' I said,
But you couldn't if I wanted you to
No one could wake up
From life.

The author's comments:
Have you ever drifted into peacefull sleep crying? Have you ever felt less than normal? Shouldn't your day be the break from all your fears and nightmares? Isn't night theme you should be asleep, perhaps with terrible dreams, and then wake and have peace?
Unfortunately, this isn't always the case.Waking moments can be nearly as bad or worse than the supposed nightmares that many endure nightly.

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Morning SILVER said...
on Nov. 30 2011 at 7:50 pm
Morning SILVER, Greensboro, North Carolina
9 articles 0 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There is no perfect time to write, there is only now." ~Barbara Kingsolver

I love how you use capitalization in Perfection. I also thought it was very neat how you compared it to a mulitple choice poem. Great work! Keep writing!