Pillow prayer.

Soothe me with dreams, dream-maker when I sleep

pour them generously, softly into my slumbering mind

as it escapes from the world.


May each burn brightly

with the flames of,  a beauty, a peace

yet undisclosed to the light of any day


those of a kind my heart has never before felt

those of a kind my eyes have never before seen

those of a kind my soul has ever before been stilled by


those of a kind that I pray in remembering

each step through these enigmatic realms

will remain afloat, waiting for my sun abandoned return

and retain their islanded driftings

within my dormant reach.


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Jemima Jones

Fri 19th Jul 2019 15:23

It would so lovely if we could determine how long we could remain in our dreams before returning to reality and doubtlessly some never would. Martin, Devon, Leon, Dorothy thank you. Jemima.

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Sun 14th Jul 2019 11:22

I must remember to quote this after I've put my teddy bear motif'd ones'y on and knelt bedside. Fabulous poem Jemima.

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Martin Elder

Sat 13th Jul 2019 18:52

This is a beautiful poem that simply floats along on its own. marvellous Jemima

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Jemima Jones

Sat 13th Jul 2019 18:33

Devon, thank you so much. Jemima.

Devon Brock

Sat 13th Jul 2019 18:31

Jemima, "Pillow Prayer" is amazing to read aloud, slowly, quietly. So well done. Thanks for a beautiful poem.


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