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Crazy dream



Well here I am enjoying this new dream of mine.
Wonder what will be dancing through my mind?
It's neat that I can hold a conversation with rhyme,
I even answered myself, but I wasn't very kind.

I'm amazed how strange this dream-scape really is.
The colors are wild, and other things strictly out of phase;
all things are opposite, left is right, up is down...so biz-arre!
I have no idea where this dream is going, but I see a haze...

Seems I'm not really walking I'm now flying,
Straight to a rather grayish-white cloud; true insight?
I'm passing through the cloud now can't see anything...
can't even see me: I'm waking up, guess I'm alright.

What a crazy dream, but I didn't understand a thing.
Wild trip though...it must of had some reason,
even if it was to show me all the colors, and the flying.
Nothing ever happens without a reason whatever the season.
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Submitted on October 09, 2013

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Scheme XAXA XBXB CDCD CECE
Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 845
Words 158
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4

Lucian Tower

I began writing Lyrics, short stories, and poetry some 43-years-ago. When I was in high school, during the 60s, I met the great Robert Frost. He spoke to me about my real elementary attempts at writing and poetry. He took some time with me, after assembly hall and told me to not stop writing. Now, that I have been around the world as a USMarine, and have lived through 2-years of the Vietnam War, I still am writing. Now at 63-years-old, I am enjoying being on Poetry.com with you all. I was born 12/21/1948, in Worcester, MA. There I began trying to write lyrics at 5-years-old, on my Grandmother's piano -- this has been a life-time ambition/Hobby for me. I live now in Gallatin, TN, and I am disabled/retired from the vietnam war.This is how I move around and, hopefully, meet others of like mind/spirit. I am mostly American Indian and 4th Generation Irish in the USA. My poetry are moments, which I've seen, and lived during my life. I believe allpoetry are photos, or glimpses into moments of life. Styles have changed over the years, and it is in reading/listening to others' poems that give poets ideas and imaginations to build their own style. This is who I am, as a man, who simply loves the written arts/preforming arts. Keep on writing!Lucian Tower. more…

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