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Chasing reverie less cleverly




“If you can dream it, you can do it!”
Walt Disney (1901-1966)

Chasing reverie less cleverly

Of grief the forethought may be much,
When mortal mercy’s out of touch.
If most misgivings do provoke,
We question destiny’s cruel joke.

Yet dreams deliver fresh desire;
New expectations we require.
Such tempting visions interest draw,
Provoking earnest yearnings raw.

Then, daring to defy the good,
We struggle far more than we should.
As Tantalus, we might beseech:
Let not our grasp exceed our reach.
c2016 by Linda Ann Nickerson




This poem was posted in response to these prompts:

31 Days of Poetry and Writing Prompts: “forethoughts” and “grief”
Daily Post: “daring”
OctPoWriMo: “tantalizing” – “provoke,” “expectations,” “desire,” “interest,” and “tempting”


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