Looking in the Mirror

Spiritual Revelations for those seeking Humanity in Humans ~~CordieB.

Dreams Deferred

Contemplating – Courtesy of G and Cordieb.  Share and Share Alike!
What happens to our dreams deferred?
Unacted upon desires that are seldom heard . . .
Do they wash away with the crimson tide . . .
By the sands of time which can’t be defied?

What happens to our dreams alas. . .
which we sadly allow to simply pass. . .
or hold at bay for a better day
Do they await our return or simply fade away?

What happens when we put our dreams on a shelf?
Do they wait patiently for us to find ourselves
Or do they float away to an unknown dreamland
Where dreams deferred converge and reemerge once again . . .

In the heart and soul of another child-like spirit . .
with the heart to reclaim our neglected dream’s merit
Who will take the forsaken dream and caress its face
And abandon not its saving grace

Allow not our dream to become deferred
Unnurtured; Seldom talked to; Barely heard. . .
For without our love, passion, and concern
Our dream will whither; thus our heart will burn and yearn. . .

Yet the dream will one day find another
Who will embrace that dream like a new found lover
And the dream will lovingly reciprocate
But sadly for us, it will be too late;
Yet to ease our minds, we will call it fate.

~Written Especially for my Daughter Crystal and all you other dreamers out there, by CordieB

 

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6 Comments»

  SanityFound wrote @

This is beautiful Cordie, we must never stop dreaming for it is the very thing that keeps our blood pumping! What a lucky daughter to have a mother such as you, very blessed to have each other *hugs* Mwah!

  vanessaleighsblog wrote @

CordieB: This is truly a beautiful, and true testament to the necessity of NEVER, EVER, letting go of our dreams, no matter what the age or circumstance……… thanks for this! Vanessa

  cordieb wrote @

@Sanity Found

@VanessaLeigh

I’m glad both of you liked the poem. If you have a dream, DO NOT ever forsake your dreams – dreams only come true to those who nurture them while awake! Also, like you girls reminds us, we are never too old to follow our dreams; and do not let go of those dreams under any circumstances! Thanks for the great feed-back! It really matters to me – helps me to hold on to my dreams, per se! PLL, CordieB.

  whypaisley wrote @

they never die.. they are always there,,l sometimes the focus changes… but i believe a dream,, a real dream,, is something that accompanies you into this world… and if never realized will go out with you as well… this was lovely….

  cordieb wrote @

@Paisley. I beleave so too Paisley. Energy never dies – it simply changes forms. Thanks for your energy – tis a good vibration; a pure and honest heart. PLL, CordieB.

  zenuria wrote @

Thank you for your lovely comment about dreams on my blog, and for pointing me to this poem. It is beautiful. Your comment was very timely and inspiring – as is your poem.


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