figment

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    figment

    you say you dream of me
    but a dream is all I'll be
    you've no idea who I am
    or what colors my reality

    I don't know who you are
    I've not the faintest clue
    your introduction begs me ask
    exactly who are you?

    and why you'd long for me
    someone you've never seen
    because I paint a word-picture
    of something that's never been

    I don't know what to say
    or what you're looking for
    I'm honored to have inspired you
    but I am so much more

    it's one thing to dream the dream
    of love without a face
    to fabricate a feeling
    in that misty, magic place

    but I'm not good at games
    when it comes to someone's heart
    I'd rather be myself
    right from the very start

    in life I'd like to find
    a love that's truly free
    from the fetters of the past
    but I think you will agree

    sometimes life gets in the way
    of what the heart desires
    immutable facts don't change
    in the light of desire's fire

    I don't want to hurt again
    for longings so extreme
    you've made of me a ghost
    to haunt your midnight dreams

    your imagined ethereal succubi
    allowing you sweet release
    but you must know the truth
    the ghost was never me

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    AmadeusEx commented on figment

    07-22-2009

    interesting....i knew that was you in my dreams! lol...great rhyme and rhythm as usual tender, another ten from me

    Artie commented on figment

    07-21-2009

    This is no poem, it's a knife! Sharp, with one hell of a point! 10 from me.

    FLAWLES commented on figment

    07-21-2009

    Great job. Letting someone decipher what is "live or memorex" may not be an easy task; but oh well. That's the price we pay for being as talented as we are.

    Hampton commented on figment

    07-20-2009

    A very direct poetic message to what appears to be a secret admirer. The last line closes the poem eloquently.

    lustfulsoul commented on figment

    07-20-2009

    A heart-piercing, direct message. No time for games! The reader gets the point right from the start. Amazingly expressed!

    Poetry is what is lost in translation.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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