Carsten Thomsen

Dream On - Poem by Carsten Thomsen

Dark road.
Radio on.
Late night
turning into
early morning
The two of us,
sharing a
on our way,
to imaginary
better place.

Having finished
you flick the butt
out the window.

We were talking about
something indifferent
when I,
in a moment of silence,
cut in:
' - I wonder when
I came home
last night! '
“ - I’m damned tired! ”
I told you.

You did not
so I reckoned
you had not heard me.

I tried again:
“ I wonder when
I came home last night”
“I’m damned tired! ”
only this time louder,
so loud,
in fact,
I woke myself up
to sunshine through
palm leaves.

“What you say? ”
asked the two
piece bikini girl
in the hammock
next to me.

I turned to her
and smiled,
explaining it
to her
as best as I could
in the language
of black haired
chocolate tanned
“Oh, you dream”
she said, smiling.
“Guess I did”
I replied.
“Want go swim? ”
she asked me.

I shook my head
and yawned.
“Perhaps later..”
She got up,
kissed me,
and walked off.
I watched her walk towards
the ocean:
young perfection
in motion.
halfway there
she turned,
and waved
at me.
I waved back.

I then grabbed
pen and paper
to thank you
in the language of
old friends,
a century +
years later.

Thanks Friend.
Thanks for the ride.

Comments about Dream On by Carsten Thomsen

  • (10/25/2012 8:14:00 AM)

    I so enjoyed reading this one :) (Report) Reply

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  • (11/4/2005 2:43:00 AM)

    You lucky man, you are gonna get all the boys jealous with this one! lol Tai, not from land but from everywhere! 10 from me. I love the way your poem sauntered down the page too. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 4, 2005

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