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jiffy
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Dream Poems

Post by jiffy on Sat 13 May 2017, 01:22

14 Dec 2008 06:05 pm

A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe
Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow--
You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.

I stand amid the roar
Of a surf-tormented shore,
And I hold within my hand
Grains of the golden sand--
How few! yet how they creep
Through my fingers to the deep,
While I weep--while I weep!
O God! can I not grasp
Them with a tighter clasp?
O God! can I not save
One from the pitiless wave?
Is all that we see or seem
But a dream within a dream?
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Re: Dream Poems

Post by Stardust on Sat 13 May 2017, 01:24

26 Oct 2010 11:51 am

Makes you think, doesn't it...

Terror gripped my heart for a while there, something in the words touched my soul.

And still the questions throw themselves at me, while the answers remain as elusive as ever.


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