Pale echo of reality

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Last night I dreamt

A most delicious dream

Again of you and I.

 

It was deadly bittersweet,

belladonna on my tongue

even as I slumbered, I knew it as untruth

And I dissolved into tears.

 

You were lovely, kind,

and made my heart ache for

your warm touch, you made me smile

and dismissed all other girls.

 

The devastation I felt when I awoke,

And found it to be a pale echo of reality-

I cannot express into words.

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