Treasure Island

John Thorkild Ellison

(17/04/51 / Edinburgh)

Hold On To Your Dreams


If only I could hold your hand,
If only you would understand,
But I know that touching has been banned,
If only I could hold your hand!

If only I were allowed to kiss,
And you granted me this moment of bliss,
There'd be no heaven quite like this
If I were only allowed to kiss!

I know I'm asking far too much
Desiring one sweet tender touch,
Do you think I'm speaking double-dutch
When I ask you for one tender touch?

You are the angel of my dreams,
My final love, or so it seems,
At the end of the tunnel a light still gleams
And whispers 'Hold on to your dreams! '

Submitted: Friday, March 01, 2013
Edited: Friday, March 01, 2013

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