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A Dream

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Once in a dream (for once I dreamed of you)
We stood together in an open field;
Above our heads two swift-winged pigeons wheeled,
Sporting at ease and courting full in view.
When loftier still a broadening darkness flew,
Down-swooping, and a ravenous hawk revealed;
Too weak to fight, too fond to fly, they yield;
So farewell life and love and pleasures new.
Then as their plumes fell fluttering to the ground,
Their snow-white plumage flecked with crimson drops,

I wept, and thought I turned towards you to weep:
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Savita Tyagi 17 December 2020

Beautiful poem with heart breaking imagery.

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M Asim Nehal 11 July 2016

Superb poem, great imagery, nice and beautiful phrases and free flow with full connectivity made this poem a wonderful read.100+++

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