Poet of Dreams

By BethanyBallet

I think all day and I write all night
I wake up and sing
I write down things I can remember
I go back to sleep

If I could make one memory last

It would not be of the past
But of the present dreams of yesterday
and the way my mind tells me stories to help me sleep
I awaken and write them down
Half of Me is a writer
and I am the Poet of dreams

When the morning comes
I will be refreshed with a new story
to add to my list
of dreams

I will no longer wish the bad days away
I shall simply sleep them into tomorrow
I will deal with the dealt
I will think the thought
I will make the made
Because I am the Poet of Dreams

This silly little bruise will be healed tonight
When im at the altar or when im sky diving
I can go to outerspace
I will probably meet my Nana there
We're past due for another date

So I say to you
Mr. Important
I will dig your grave tonight
As you lie down cooperatively
I will just laugh and say
I am the Poet of Dreams

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© 2008 BethanyBallet
Published on Monday, March 31, 2008.     Filed under: "Ironic" and "Poetry"
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  • brokenbandagedbetter On Monday, October 20, 2008, brokenbandagedbetter (29)By person wrote:

    I never tire of reading this one...and all of your poems...Still brings a tear to my eyes and a chill to my body... I Freaking LOVE YOUUUU

  • Aleas On Saturday, May 24, 2008, Aleas (172)By person wrote:

    This is just...the quote of the century for me: "If I could make one memory last, It would not be of the past." That's just...I'm left speechless. Utterly. Embarrassingly. Speechless. Wow. Best line I've ever read. No joke.

  • BethanyBallet On Tuesday, May 27, 2008, BethanyBallet (21)By person wrote:

    thank you so much :)

  • A former member wrote: Nana would be honored Bethany~ truly you are a Poet of DreamsA true winner in this game of self. YOU are the "Prize"...never forget that.

  • Rebel tiGer King On Thursday, April 3, 2008, Rebel tiGer King (258)By person wrote:

    nice, this kinda jolted me a bit, i'm not sure what i mean but i had fun reading this piece :D excellent dear, Welcome to Darkpoetry -symph-

  • denver nitze On Tuesday, April 1, 2008, denver nitze (256)By person wrote:

    i hate sleep, but this was nice, makes me tired. welcome to dp. *cheers* ~ta~

  • Sketso On Tuesday, April 1, 2008, Sketso (436)By person wrote:

    "When the morning comes I will be refreshed with a new story" - nice line, nice entry to DP, welcome! - Skets

  • Echoes of Orpheus On Tuesday, April 1, 2008, Echoes of Orpheus (361)By person wrote:

    hmmm, love it. A lot of days I feel the same way and write accordingly. Welcome to DP, I'll be keeping an eye on you :P

  • brokenbandagedbetter On Tuesday, April 1, 2008, brokenbandagedbetter (29)By person wrote:

    Oh Beth, this is very good sweet girl. Keep it up and remember, that as you and I know what is behind these poems and understand that you have found a way to use your writings as your therapy, not everyone that reads them will understand that. People on this site are mostly very supportive and kind and offer up constructive criticism to help you grow as a writer, you have to be open to their comments and try to learn from them as there are some Very talented people on here. I love you dear girl! Gina

  • Alanarchy On Monday, March 31, 2008, Alanarchy (1207)By person wrote:

    That's quite an out-look you have there. Be careful you don't miss anything when you sleep things "into tomorrow". A fun read. Welcome to darkpoetry.

  • Alanarchy On Monday, March 31, 2008, Alanarchy (1207)By person wrote:

    ps... remember your apostrophes :) "I'm"

  • denver nitze On Tuesday, April 1, 2008, denver nitze (256)By person wrote:

    apostrophes are for pussies. ;) be original. :P ~ta~

  • Sparrow On Monday, March 31, 2008, Sparrow (90)By person wrote:

    This made me smile... Welcome to DP.-Cali

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