Dave Alan Walker

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Ghost - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

As I wake up
And adjust my eyes
From deep sleep
To daylight
I see a ghost
In front of me

I say
Am I dead
Am I alive

He says
Your alive
But when your asleep
You are just like me
Moving around in a world
you can't feel

Thats why
I come and watch you sleep
So I can feel close
To what you see


Comments about Ghost by Dave Alan Walker

  • (3/13/2012 4:45:00 AM)

    Beautiful writing on sleep in a context I've never considered before, even though when I was eight I woke and saw a young boy watching me, around the time my nan passed over.., food for thought indeed. Karen (Report)Reply

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  • Poet Of The River (3/2/2012 3:34:00 PM)

    yes, i like the way this one is put together. it is a interesting concept. keep up the good work. we are all looking forward to reading more of your talented work. :)
    ash
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  • (3/1/2012 4:20:00 PM)

    Astral projection. Visitation. I love the idea of the conscious mind transcending the physical body, either through death or meditation. For me this poem is potent in atmosphere. (Report)Reply

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  • Ramesh Rai (2/28/2012 10:18:00 PM)

    Exactly, a man is like a dead when he is asleep. As per indian myth, the soul wonders when we are asleep. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/28/2012 9:16:00 AM)

    Your poem is very nice.Ghost is your altar ego.We the Indian Hindus too believe that when we sleep our soul roams. (Report)Reply

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  • Rishit Desai (2/28/2012 7:24:00 AM)

    Very thought provoking indeed. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/28/2012 12:08:00 AM)

    i like i like we are a ghost to ourselves (Report)Reply

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  • (2/27/2012 6:04:00 PM)

    Excellent write... it suggests that reality is but a reflection of our dreams and vice versa! ... well done (Report)Reply

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  • (2/27/2012 4:25:00 PM)

    A gentle and evocative poem. You may like to read my poem, I could not sleep, which is along a similar theme with a different take. Great work. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/27/2012 3:21:00 PM)

    Exemplary! There are two type of Ghosts
    Dead & living!
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  • Tashayla Cloud (2/27/2012 2:41:00 PM)

    wow that is cool! ! ! ! ! ! i wouldnt of come up with that myself..that is one of a kind! ! ! ! ! i love it! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (2/27/2012 9:30:00 AM)

    is true when we become insensitive and do not feel the thing around us...even the reality that many suffers because of us....then we are ghost.... (Report)Reply

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  • (2/27/2012 9:30:00 AM)

    is true when we become insensitive and do not feel the thing around us...even the reality that many suffers because of us....then we are ghost.... (Report)Reply

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  • (2/27/2012 9:29:00 AM)

    is true when we become insensitive and do not feel the thing around us...even the reality that many suffers because of us....then we are ghost.... (Report)Reply

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  • (2/27/2012 6:50:00 AM)

    That's a good poem, easy to understand, and make the reader think more. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/26/2012 6:05:00 PM)

    sometimes i think we are all ghosts! good poem. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 26, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 26, 2012


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