Again you came to me

last night

in a dream. I had barely

closed my eyes when

your face appeared


I tried to brush you

away but you persisted

like a stuck thought

that quickly sticks

and won’t go away.

So I stared at you

and you motioned

with your mouth

but no words


I realised then,

as I should have

known all along

that you were an


that I was master

of my dreamscape, not


So I opened my eyes

but there you were.



© 2017 L. Tafa


Author: b20f08

I enjoy solo wargaming and writing. The first caters to the boy that never grew up; the latter satisfies a deep desire to communicate. Cheers.

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