Of a dream …


In that half-world
between reality and waking dreams,
I walked in the lost landscapes
of my mind.
I reached a path which led me
to the waters of a mountain stream,
ice-cold and crystalline;
flowing like the hours of life
with measured uncertainty;
wearing memories smooth as stone.
My footsteps faltered,
the mountains rose
above a coronet of clouds,
too high for me to climb alone:
I listened to the silver stream
sing, ‘Follow me’,
certain of its course.
And then I swam in the soundless surf
of space and time,
like a converging river,
to the delta of my life;
and merged in silence with the boundless sea …

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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2 Responses to Of a dream …

  1. JM says:

    Hello Marya,

    ‘The measured uncertainty’ describes perfectly the course of a life, doesn’t it? Whatever the pace, however bewildering at times, however unnerving – we come at last to the Sea of Tranquility ; there to be absorbed without losing our identity, but finding it in its essence.

  2. atomsofstars says:

    Hello Jamie,

    Thank you .. and thank you for your perceptive and, may I say, poetically expressed comment 🙂

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