A Childhood Play: Check Both Shoes Before Stepping In

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Open to anyone's interpretation. Hope you enjoy :)

In my dream you were a savior,
who conquered the world with words
and sought a painters sky
that didn't belong to envious stars.

In my dream you were the light,
who checked both shoes before stepping in
and smiled fearlessly
at the monsters who dared to fall within.

In my dream you were a musician,
who gave bats gypsy bells
that lulled the moon asleep
and birds sonnets to
keep the sun awake.

In my dream you were the ocean,
whose waves roared in an hourglass
and titled gems on
melted sheets of sand.

In my dream you were the wind
who curled itself around me
and whispered stories
beyond the company of grass.

In my dream this was you
who used to check both shoes
(before stepping in).


Submitted: July 14, 2010

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Capman

Is this poem about me? lol sure sounds like me.
Just kidding, whoever this is sounds fantastic.
I love how you put the words together.

Fri, July 16th, 2010 2:20pm

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well it was about various people that I knew and thanks for the comment!
Really appreciate it :D

Thu, July 22nd, 2010 2:34am

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