Arcadian Desire

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
A poem written about chasing a dream in life and making that dream a reality.

Submitted: November 29, 2013

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Submitted: November 29, 2013



A seed of hope was planted

In a life full of despair

The dream of a golden future

In a world that had no care

Arcadia of pleasure

Euphoric days await

A heart that beats with joy again

My dreams they can relate

Almost an addiction

Obsessional desire

Sacrificing all I can

To light that perfect fire

Ignoring those around me

Focusing what’s here

Immersion in the better life

Removing yesteryear

Yet paradise is lonely

Confined to lonely realm

Ignorance can blind the sight

The dark can overwhelm

wo sides to every story

The darker side of light

A sun that sets forever

Entwined with darkest night

Reality surrounds me

Choices to be made

Give up everything in hope

Don’t let the fortune fade

Decision time is looming

Life’s path has split in two

Countdown to the answer

Of which I must pursue

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