Tracks of a Wandering Mind

Poetry, stories and random thoughts from a wandering mind.

Dream Too Late

In the quiet of a life,
At the setting of its sun,
When passed away is its strife,
And when all the work is done,

Do not choose this time to say,
“There, but for a fickle fate!”
Let not that time slip away
And then find you dream too late.

Dream your dreams as children ought,
And pursue them with your heart;
Keep them safe in cherished thought,
And give each a fresh new start.

For time will come when dreams pass,
As the setting sun will fade,
And as the dream fulfilled will last,
Dreams forgotten turn to shade.

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March 30, 2012 - Posted by | Poetry | , , ,

5 Comments »

  1. I wrote one about men’s dreams and published it on my blog not too long ago:

    http://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2012/03/17/beached-by-dennis-lange/

    Comment by thebardonthehill | March 30, 2012 | Reply

    • I enjoyed reading your work.

      Comment by Brady | March 30, 2012 | Reply

  2. I found your poem through “Topics”, poetry, and I’m glad I did. I look forward to reading more on your site.

    Comment by Linda Redwine | March 30, 2012 | Reply

    • Thank you for stopping by! I’m glad you found something that you enjoyed!

      Comment by Brady | March 30, 2012 | Reply

  3. Please publish these for the rest of the world to read. They are so very thoughtful and sensitive.

    Comment by starsuzla1 | May 21, 2012 | Reply


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