Rita Umali


Chasing Dreams


when I was a child
I used to chase dreams
dreams so hard to get
I thought life rest
on dreams achieved
so many struggles
I’ve gone through
chasing dreams

I cried
sometimes with tears
as the heart slowly hardens
stone cold I face reality
dreams are not for me

yet last night
I saw you
and what a beautiful person
you are
I never expected such thing
that dreams may still come true

Submitted: Sunday, January 27, 2008

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