Leonard Dabydeen

Bronze Star - 2,125 Points (Guyana)

I Watch Him In My Dreams - Poem by Leonard Dabydeen

I watch him in my dreams

(waking hours are sometimes dreams, too)

with endearment streaming

through my veins

and my blood feels cold

with trepidation

as I wonder what drama

is unfolding

in the silver city

of his mind

yesterday in history

his nuptial knot etched in ink

gratified his manhood

nurturing today

a frenzied hope

and a family more refreshing

like honey-dew

innocent of what tomorrow heralds

as he gestates in a wheel chair

with MS wriggling his toes

and youth imprisoned

without trial or tribulation

and in this ocean of grief

I cry without tears

longing for my son

to see this world

from dusk to dawn.

Comments about I Watch Him In My Dreams by Leonard Dabydeen

  • (1/26/2011 3:27:00 AM)

    Great depth...... what a cry........ (Report) Reply

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  • (2/17/2010 3:05:00 AM)

    very intense......... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 31, 2010

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