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Author Name: FreeSensual Sorceress 47 Comments
Date Added: October 22, 2009 14:10:57 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Dream Maker

You called me dream maker
And I believed you.
Though my reasons
Lacked honor,
I wanted to bask in the glow
Of your joy.
I remember how it shone so.
You would sparkle and laugh,
And for one brief moment
In time...You were mine.
Then like the phoenix,
Newly risen from the ashes,
You set your eyes to new
Horizons, and I awoke alone.
My selfish tears wanted
to protest, but the truth
Was evident.
I was a dream maker, 
But you were the dream.

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Comments:
Comment By: Freejohnny v. garcia on December 1, 2007 05:33:23 PM Report
simply beautiful...ghost
Comment By: FreeRobin Constantinou on August 17, 2007 07:48:36 AM Report
wow wonder why i never read this old one before, such a charmingly powerful piece of writings, congrats on the award, 56 people think you so rightfully deserve
~Robin

Comment By: PremiumBlake Hightdudis on February 16, 2007 11:03:20 PM Report
Title had me fooled, but pieced wonderfully in this, like it very much, well desrved honor.
Comment By: FreeSamuel E. Stone on February 13, 2007 10:43:32 PM Report
Jolen

A very creative piece.  Enjoyed.

Sam

Comment By: PremiumCliffton Clay Cromberg on November 1, 2006 09:57:10 PM Report
Wow!!! You are truly amazing!!! I love this poem from the beginning where all is not what it seems, and at the end, The dream starts all over again!!

Going in Fav.,  Sincerely, Clay TheWolf...

Comment By: FreeLast Temple Knight on October 30, 2006 01:36:36 PM Report
Sometimes love means letting go... that's my 2 cents anyway.

A poem truly worthy of honor! :o)

 

 

Comment By: FreePaul Peter McLean on October 26, 2006 06:06:04 PM Report
Great poem Jolen, fully deserving the award. I like the way the phrase "dream maker" takes on different connotations at the beginning and end of the poem. By the time we get to the end, the phrase has a sadder feel to it than at the beginning. I love the cleverly self-deprecating way you make your love seem selfish and dishonourable - "I wanted to bask in the glow/Of your joy". This heightens the power of the revelation at the end of the poem that the dream was, like all dreams, imaginary. I think you could probably lose the phoenix metaphor without doing the poem any harm, unless it has some significance that I don't understand. Other than that, the poem is excellent. Well done.

Comment By: FreeGoliath Assassin on October 9, 2006 05:43:45 PM Report
Perfecty-put. Honestly, I couldn't imagine being able to do it any better. This situation sounds familiar... perhapse we have something to gap about via pm?
Comment By: FreeThe Mystic Poet on July 11, 2006 03:56:33 PM Report
very deserving of the award. just wow.......
Comment By: FreeN.M.Sodergran on June 11, 2006 05:19:04 PM Report
Very pleasant that this poem can be interpreted in many different ways. Initially read as a poem on relationships, I have since revised my first impression to now include dreams as such.  I can't wait to read it again and see what comes up, hahaha :)
Beautiful in its voice, skillful in its execution!  Congrats on the award too, but I guess we the readers are the lucky ones ;)  Cheers!  Aeth

Comment By: Freejoey on June 10, 2006 10:16:40 PM Report
wow Im in a loss for words really
this poem just slammed me in the end
left me stumped I had too read again your
clever writing does that too me so times
congrat on the award hope too see many more from your
mind bank

Comment By: FreeAlicia on June 9, 2006 04:56:56 PM Report
Love the poem..

~*Alicia*~

Comment By: FreeAbbas on May 20, 2006 07:54:18 AM Report
It flows like river, why did you halt, there must be a lot you shall have to say.

I Am Sure. (between the lines you say so much)

Abbas.
Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on May 12, 2006 08:48:24 PM Report
Ms.S~
Ahhh, how lovely it is to see a bright, gleeming award beside your name once again!!Congratulations on a well written verse..
Tracie~
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on May 12, 2006 04:22:48 PM Report

CONGRATULATIONS, MS. S~

Your work has brought you a valuable award~!
Good work...

Margaret..the bag person
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Comment By: Freemystical angel on May 10, 2006 04:28:47 PM Report
wonderful the words are the power as is the theme
and more than that i somehow relate to it
only if the phoenix could give me some tears to heal my wounds
well done
Comment By: TrialAnn on May 8, 2006 08:45:11 PM Report
Great big grin for you sister! Awesome job and congratulations!
Comment By: FreeChuck on May 8, 2006 11:58:31 AM Report
I hate to say I told you so... okay that's a lie... I love it…congratulations!
Comment By: FreeGlata on May 8, 2006 07:51:53 AM Report
Weeellllllllllll, there ya go! Congrats, gal! Very deserving write, and looks just perfect with this gold medal pinned to its lapel!
Hugs to ya!
and love ya!
Vixen
Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on May 7, 2006 10:06:38 PM Report
Wonderfully written Jody....very eloquent, so deserving of the award.

~Cindy
Comment By: FreeHeike on May 7, 2006 08:17:34 PM Report
Congrats on your award, Jody! Glad to see you winning.
Didn't I tell you ;-)?
~Heike
Comment By: FreeSharon Jorcil James on May 7, 2006 07:46:34 PM Report
Congrats on a well-deserved award Jody!!!
Lovely!

Sharon JJ
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on May 7, 2006 06:56:01 PM Report
Congratulations on the Feature Poem Award.
I loved it when I first read it and I am very happy to see the Award.

Lady D
Comment By: FreeMichael on April 23, 2006 02:16:55 AM Report
Lady Jolen , quite a dream maker you are! I would think being a dream maker is always better than a dream breaker. Keep dreaming and share them with us, YLM.
Comment By: FreeLubaina on April 22, 2006 03:19:28 PM Report
Oh, how enchanting .simply adore this piece.....I love everyword...you are sooooo talented!Beautiful!!!!
Lubs.


Comment By: FreeChuck on April 18, 2006 02:05:37 PM Report
If this one isn't a Feature, I just may stop coming around...It doesn't get better than this. Everyone take note… this is poetry.
Comment By: FreeSharon Jorcil James on April 15, 2006 12:44:30 PM Report
Your writings have certainly taken off to better horizons as evident in this magical write. Fantastic write my friend.

Sharon JJ
Comment By: FreeAnna Aliena on April 15, 2006 05:51:31 AM Report
You have a precious gift of hitting the nail - and doing it beautifully.
Thanks for a great text, elegant in expression and deep in contents!
Comment By: FreeGlata on April 14, 2006 07:38:09 AM Report
Instant tears on this one, girl! You have brought this to a level of perfection of expression...and touched a chord in the very centre of my being.
Loved this...
Glata
Comment By: FreeStephen Owen AKA Passion Hawk on April 14, 2006 05:09:46 AM Report
very nice write jody, i love reading your poetry, poet of the year, congrats lady and well done x steve
Comment By: FreeHeike on April 13, 2006 06:08:37 PM Report
A sad experience turned into a poem of rare beauty.
Jody, is it just chance that the title appears in a song from another great movie (Moon River)?
~Heike

P.S. Into my favourites :-).
Comment By: FreeAngel on April 13, 2006 05:56:14 PM Report
Cannot say it any better than this S superb

Love Angelxxx
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on April 13, 2006 08:53:08 AM Report
Really inventivee stuff, Aces..The dreamer dreams. The dream moves on..Yer gettin' real good, kid...yerecerdreaminfurball
Comment By: ModeratorHenry M. on April 13, 2006 06:05:35 AM Report
This is so beautifully wistful and the words reach out and grab the reader! I sense this to be about children and the pain of letting go. Jody, this is just excellent! Henry
Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on April 13, 2006 05:34:24 AM Report
A joy to read,and the last two lines are so wistful its amazing.
Comment By: FreeJoe Petro on April 13, 2006 01:37:50 AM Report
"We are the music makers and the dreamers of dreams." Quote from Willie Wonka. Dream makers keep the world a spinning, so don't stop. Lovely poem Jody. jp
Comment By: FreeZoya Zaidi on April 12, 2006 11:30:19 PM Report
I like the last punch line. It is beautiful!
((((hugs)))
love,xxx, Zoya
Comment By: FreeConjugatingWizard on April 12, 2006 11:10:48 PM Report
very cool I liked it alot. I hate when the dreams fade to reality.
Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on April 12, 2006 09:33:30 PM Report
Ms.S~
I am in awe of this lovely write..
Loved it!!
Hugs~
(*Moon~
Comment By: PremiumKeith Overstreet on April 12, 2006 08:47:55 PM Report
A fine piece, Jody. You are a fine talent. This piece is evident of it.
Keith
Comment By: TrialAnn on April 12, 2006 08:47:22 PM Report
Excellent work Jody. Just the right touches of everything.
Comment By: FreeRoss McCague Rosco on April 12, 2006 07:48:02 PM Report
A lovely poem. It is radiant with humanity. I don't see a thing wrong with it. Here's WBY:
"Oh body swathed in music, oh brightening glance, how do we know the dancer from the dance?"
Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on April 12, 2006 07:14:33 PM Report
Darn that dream! Oh, how they can go awry when a new horizon presents inself. Very nice imagery, Jody. ML
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on April 12, 2006 07:12:03 PM Report
Ms S: this is incredible. I so understand...dammit!!!!!!!!!! Great write.

Lady D
Comment By: PremiumDavid Turner on April 12, 2006 07:07:37 PM Report
An effective sharp ending Jolen.

David
Comment By: Freeb doneff on April 12, 2006 07:02:47 PM Report
Now I can't get those last two lines outta my head..wow..just wow...BB
Comment By: Freeb doneff on April 12, 2006 07:00:37 PM Report
No Honey, I am a nightmare, lol...but I can still cry as good as the next person who reads this going to...where do you get this stuff at?? That pretty little noggin of yours just amazes me; leaves me thinking I never felt before reading this..and it brought me to my knees. Why you hang out with the likes of me in a barn is beyond my comprehension! Hell...can you pass me a bloody tissue please? Impact, impact impact! Wow Honey, you are fabulous..Barbie




 


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