Melpomene's Tears

Death Of A Dream - Poem by Melpomene's Tears

Some people say it's made out of fluffy pink candy
clouds of it just floating about aimlessly
you can hop on it
travel to a veiled land we call La La

Some say it makes life worth
all the aches and agony
it gives strength to carry on
to move hills, mountains and highlands

Some say death is a price well paid
for its fulfillment
brands them more worthy
to be its owners

But I ask
if dreams are what life is made of
if dreams are pillars that hold our hopes
if dreams be the balm to soothe a restless soul
what do we do
when we can dream no more?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

I wanted to ask, what happens when a dream is fulfilled?
Wouldn't you feel a slight twinge of regret? Would you feel like you lost someone close to you? What can be closer than your heart's desires? Would you feel something has been taken away when the desire to have something fulfilled is no longer there?

Comments about Death Of A Dream by Melpomene's Tears

  • Kelvin Owusu (2/20/2013 12:01:00 AM)

    this brings out a pre good question... nicely written (Report) Reply

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  • Ruth Fumble (2/14/2013 9:44:00 AM)

    Good question! I quess we just have to drean somemore....... (Report) Reply

  • (2/13/2013 1:55:00 PM)

    I enjoyed the explanation of this poem as much as the writing itself. May desire never R.I.P., and be reincarnated with time over and over. Inspiring write. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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