Jon Edward Walker

Rookie (6-26-1980 / othello)

Dream Of Action Taken - Poem by Jon Edward Walker

I dreamt last night
of the girl whom I’m infatuated;
the poet, shy but not meek
sweet, kind
and willing
to be all loving.
eyes not guarded
and it gives me an erection

I dreamt of her with me
not him or him or him.
we go to poetry
readings and workshops
and drink white wine
sometimes red
and go out to expensive
Italian restaurants
I’ll have manicotti
and calamari
and spill wine
on my white shirt
but she won’t
mind or be offended
and we’ll
walk together
along the river to home
where we’ll be alone
and I’ll get to hold those
sweet eyes in my heart.

Comments about Dream Of Action Taken by Jon Edward Walker

  • (12/4/2005 4:20:00 PM)

    Great writing Jon. It's the third one of yours I've read tonight and I knew you had this in you..I could feel the last 2 building up to this but not quite reaching it. Off to check out some more. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/4/2005 12:59:00 PM)

    love it, love it, love it. In line with your fatalistic view, read my 'To a Poet'; I believe it's what happens next. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 4, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 11, 2006

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