The Shelved Dreams

The Shelved Dreams

A Poem by Enigma
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Prompt poetry.

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Sifting through the late night whispers
Of forgotten thoughts
Their one more breath of existence


The shelved dreams heave a sigh of relief
Proud in their naked essence
Hazy recollections of a reality
That fell short of their jagged perfection
It takes too long to ponder
What is and what was and how it shall be


Fragments frozen in time
Souvenirs of a mind that knew no limits


Eager to throw off 
The labels of expired validity
Content with the possibility
That the very next moment might be their last


And yet, one glimpse can be their salvation.





© 2013 Enigma



Author's Note

Enigma
Prompt: heave, valid, ponder

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"Fragments frozen in time
Souvenirs of a mind that knew no limits"
I like the thoughts in the poem. Easy to wander off to places in the past. Memories become lessons for us to be different. Hard to find real salvation. No weakness in the excellent poetry.
Coyote


Posted 4 Years Ago


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Enigma

4 Years Ago

Thank you. :)



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A good poem...Thank you for sharing...:)

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I loved it especially the ending :) 100/100 Keep up, ur an amazing talent!

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

You suspend a moment and give it purpose! :)

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1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Shelved dreams. I simply love those two words. It sets the pace for a well executed delivery. How many times do we take our dreams off that shelf and relive pieces of our past! I loved this. Excellent poem.

Posted 4 Years Ago


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Enigma

4 Years Ago

Precisely. Revisiting old dreams is similar to revisiting an earlier version of our self.
Very nice write...gotta take risks and be bold in life...follow dreams...

superb :)

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Enigma

4 Years Ago

Thank you. :)
great poem, so many dreams are sadly forgetton

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Enigma

4 Years Ago

Thank you. :)
Beautiful written!
Love the last stanza, and the last line!

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Enigma

4 Years Ago

Thank you. :)
"Fragments frozen in time
Souvenirs of a mind that knew no limits"
I like the thoughts in the poem. Easy to wander off to places in the past. Memories become lessons for us to be different. Hard to find real salvation. No weakness in the excellent poetry.
Coyote


Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Enigma

4 Years Ago

Thank you. :)
"It takes too long to ponder
What is and what was and how it shall be"
Those two lines are my favorite but I regard the whole poem with awe for it's brilliance. You have such a divine language that ultimately flows like silk.




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Enigma

4 Years Ago

Thank you so much. I'm glad you enjoyed reading that. :)

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