A Butterfly’s Dream

A Butterflys Dream short poem

And so to bed, though once it was said
Life is just an illusion
If this is so, then why long ago
Was my life a whirl of confusion

A nightmare a dream
Or so it would seem
Could be life long ago
On an endless stream
We’re caught up in a world
Somewhere deep in-between

So settled am I
That I now wonder why
I was once so afraid
Lived my life in the shade
I need no longer cry
For although life must die

We don’t have to pretend
For there is simply no end
For life is but a butterfly’s dream
No boundaryies or borders
No end it would seem

Need I say more?
Can’t I open the door?

This poem is part of the Poetry Book “Positively Poetic – Volume 1

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ALL POEMS ©2015 DARREN SCANLON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. * Words and music have always played a major role in my life. A life without being able to enjoy music and express in words would be, for me, empty and cold.I have been writing since age 16, some 30+ years now but have only recently started publishing my works. Since doing so in Dec 2013, I have published 4 novels and 5 volumes of poetry, (available on Amazon.co.uk).My words are my life. If they touch you in any way, if you are able to take something from them, then my work has achieved its goal and I am a happy man.Welcome to my world. Darren.
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