By The By

By liquid_emotion

Sleep swollen feet touch cool tile
In the morning light, pale and buttercup yellow
Seen through double vision tired eyes
Walk on stiff sleepy legs towards a porcelain bowl
A mirror reflecting mussy hair
And pillow creases on my cheek
Cool water splashes my face, drips down my chin
Mint foam filling my mouth
As I scrub away the film and remember
By the by, I dreamt about you last night

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Copyright 2003 liquid_emotion
Published on Saturday, March 15, 2003.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: this is lovely.even the waking up feels like a dream.

  • totaltrip On Wednesday, January 23, 2008, totaltrip (36)By person wrote:

    :) i like!

  • Sticky Kitty On Sunday, July 17, 2005, Sticky Kitty (253)By person wrote:

    nicely done -kitty

  • OLd SouL On Monday, June 7, 2004, OLd SouL (781)By person wrote:

    I remember reading this before... I didn't know what to say then.. and even now I can't manage the right words. Just know that I adore this piece... :::OLd

  • Jonas On Monday, June 7, 2004, Jonas (767)By person wrote:

    ah, i'd almost forgotten about the beautiful simplicity that is to be found in your words... refreshing, this piece was with a little twist of downplayed passion

  • A former member wrote: wow, I like it I love he title also

  • A former member wrote: Good Job

  • A former member wrote: Reminds me of when I daydream while I continue to function outside of the dream. Good stuff. :)

  • urbanhumility On Tuesday, March 18, 2003, urbanhumility (1205)By person wrote:

    the last clear glimpse of what you have dreamed, the most vivid, since you were in the dream....nice "capture",well done my friend.....uh

  • Jonas On Monday, March 17, 2003, Jonas (767)By person wrote:

    what an excellent last line... just kinda an 'in passing' feeling that comes off oh so poetic and romantic.

  • A former member wrote: oh i LIKE this!! and hehe by the by (haha)...i love your little blurb by your pic. Did you write that?

  • liquid_emotion On Sunday, March 16, 2003, liquid_emotion (356)By person wrote:

    Thank you... And yes, I did. I actually write mostly one liners... Maybe one day I'll put them all up on a poem. They are my specialty though, so I must copyright them first.

  • cre On Saturday, March 15, 2003, cre (427)By person wrote:

    Ohhh, I LIKE this! That "by the by" gave me a little shiver. Great write.

  • Sinnocence On Saturday, March 15, 2003, Sinnocence (53)By person wrote:

    i love this piece. kinda like "by the way..." *applauds*

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