"Lecher's Dream"

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    looking back to what I have written long ago I realize how strange I am

    "Lecher's Dream"

         “Lecher’s Dream”

     

    Listen to the piercing scream echoing through the lecher’s dream

    feel the grief of misery

    alive throughout history

    we all want to be someone escaping from this pain

    we all try to hide the fear

    of dying once again

     

    Speak of all the hope that’s gone

    echoing through the life beyond

    try to hide the tears inside

    acting like you’ve never cried

    we all want to find the way

    to live outside this dream

    we all want the words to say

    we’re far above the scheme

     

    Listen!  Hear the anguished scream

    music for the lecher’s dream

    hide your eyes from what you see

    visions you could never be

    you say you want to be someone

    a real person before you die

    all you do is run run run

    never really knowing why

     

    Scream at me through sightless mist

    try to stain me with your kiss

    I am fighting this ugly nightmare

    fighting until I become aware

    I’ve searched for ways to find a way

    to be a happy man

    there’s many places where I stayed

    where I could understand

     

    I’m like you and many people

    groping through this dream of evil

    fighting grief and misery

    living death so busily

    trying hard to be someone

    with visions of my own

    searching for a special dream

    a lecher of our own.

     

    © Sam Hyde

         02-06-72

     

     

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    ClearlySays commented on "Lecher's Dream"

    01-29-2011

    Lecher's dream.. a very clever phrase. To me it symbolizes the little selfish part of everyone that wants to just be happy, honestly if you could even call that selfish. "groping through this dream of evil....living death so busily." You really bring light to how tiring living on a planet of such negativity can be. Always enjoy your writes!

    cutbanksam

    01/30/2011

    Thanks and back at you.

    Azzrella commented on "Lecher's Dream"

    01-29-2011

    Kinda resembles a rap, I could rap that!!!! I like the Flow, and pentameter you used.

    cutbanksam

    02/01/2011

    I would allow you to rap the poem if you can find a way to record it and send it to me. :o)

    Poetry is either something that lives like fire inside you or else it is nothing, an empty formalized bore around which pedants can endlessly drone their notes and explanations.

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