Barry Middleton


A Lasting Dream - Poem by Barry Middleton

if death is but a lasting dream
then I will gladly sleep

there I may roam into the past
of memories I can keep

cool green days of quiet groves
return again to me

and then I am a child again
my spirit is set free

when I crest the final hill
to see what can be found

I know a valley waits for me
my soul at last unbound

there I will find my family
and all that I hold dear

the peace of Eden's lasting grace
beyond all earthly fear

Topic(s) of this poem: death, dream


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written for a friend who died but who lived long enough to read what I had written for her. She loved this poem but died with months.

Comments about A Lasting Dream by Barry Middleton

  • Samuel Adesunloro (2/18/2016 4:17:00 AM)


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    Barry Middleton Barry Middleton (3/28/2016 6:54:00 AM)

    Thank you.....................................

    Barry Middleton Barry Middleton (3/27/2016 4:23:00 PM)

    Thank you for reading and commenting on so many of my poems.

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  • Samuel Adesunloro (2/18/2016 4:15:00 AM)


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 31, 2016

Poem Edited: Monday, September 19, 2016


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