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A Dream

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I fancied I was somewhere in Russia, in the wilds, in a simple country
house.

The room big and low pitched with three windows; the walls whitewashed; no
furniture. Before the house a barren plain; gradually sloping downwards, it
stretches into the distance; a grey monotonous sky hangs over it, like the
canopy of a bed.

I am not alone; there are some ten persons in the room with me. All quite
plain people, simply dressed. They walk up and down in silence, as it

were stealthily. They avoid one another, and yet are continually looking
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Edward Kofi Louis 09 November 2016

Simply dressed. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 09 November 2016

Ah! what a roaring and moaning! It was the earth howling for terror…. The end of the world draws near day by day........ Vision of the holy city is far from darkness....

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M Asim Nehal 09 November 2016

Nicely written, A dream with imagery.

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Sally Plumb Plumb 09 November 2016

Breathtaking.

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Jayatissa K. Liyanage 09 November 2016

Dreaming, any one can. But, can every one present a dream in it's real form and effects? I doubt, but you have done it wonderfully. Thanks for sharing.

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Ramesh T A 09 November 2016

Nice composition on nightmare affecting a man in a terrible dream indeed!

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Earnest Gatuma 09 November 2016

Wonderfully created...I love this poem!

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