Alison Smith

Rookie (22nd February 1957 / Orange, New South Wales, Australia)

Dreams - Myth Or Fact - Poem by Alison Smith

Dreams of a better life will they ever come true
Or are they to remain a myth,
A strange fairy tale
Lost in our sleep

Awakening to the facts
Can’t deny what happens when awake
Is so much harder to take than our dreams
Oh to sleep forever

Imagine a life with sweet perfection
No fights or pain
No unfulfilled desires
Everything you could ever want
There for you to have

The myth of dreams
The hard facts of awakening
When can I make my dreams a fact?
Maybe when I sleep forever.

Comments about Dreams - Myth Or Fact by Alison Smith

  • (7/1/2007 10:21:00 AM)

    Alison, dreams can come true if we work at them long enough. Mine are just beginning to flourish after forty years of trying. Top Marks and thanks for sharing this my friend.
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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (6/21/2007 10:41:00 PM)

    Dreams though most surreal, and abstract in time, dimension, and presentation, are allegedly about our attempt to resolve, deflect or modify certain actual events in our awaken-state lives....CRADLE CHAOS, i call it...Nice work, young lady...So Glad to see you back at the RIO DE POEMO-HUNTER!

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 21, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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