RIC S. BASTASA


When Imagination Comes True


you read a book
and the night is deep and dark
you insert
a marker and then you
feel that gift
of sleep

dreams of rainbows
seep in your brain
the heart is an apple
beating with
the wind-chimes

somehow there is warmth of
this chill
feel the softness and the
smoothness
of scented oil

a kiss lands in your ear
and it is not a dream.

Submitted: Sunday, February 24, 2013
Edited: Monday, February 25, 2013
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