Friday, March 26, 2010

Our Dreams

I still have her pictures.

The ones at the beach. The ones at a restaurant with her mother. The ones in the bathroom mirror. The ones after she cut her hair. The ones fresh out of the shower.

I have them all.

I haven't looked at them in months.

But they are there. Right there in that folder.

I could delete them. But why? My mind still remembers the excitement of those pictures, the smiles.

Besides, my heart wouldn't let me. Trust me, I tried. Numerous times.

I was a summer fling. Of course, in the back of mind, I knew this. But it didn't matter. She was the woman I used to dream about. I had this... idea that we were going to make it. We would go our separate ways and then years later, we would reconnect and then make our dreams come true.

I need to apologize, because our dreams really were MY dreams. And I tried my hardest to sleep while I was awake, so I could live out my dreams.

I slept so much, though, that I slept though all the signals. She left.

She left me with a folder full of past memories dreams. She made me a cocktail of nothing but sleeping pills.

I happily took it. I thought I was gonna dream forever.

Dream about her.

Dream about us.

Dream about what was.

Dream about what could be.

Sunlight's here, though. No more dreams.

I'm making my own reality.

Now playing: Method Man, Ghostface, & Raekwon - Our Dreams
via FoxyTunes


25champ said...

Sometimes we can't see past what we want and that just may not be reality. But, you live and you learn. I feel u on not deleting your pics, because regardless of the results she was still part of ur past. Great Post!

Soulful Jenn said...

I must cosign 25. Literally wrote what I was thinking.

P.S. I missed your writing!

RoByn LaTice said...

Wow. My feelings and thoughts tht I couldnt bare to write on my own blog. This has touched me on too many levels. Its beautifully written...and exactly what i needed to read! Thanks for this!

Ain HD said...


I delete pictures. I burn them. I rip them to pieces with bitter hands. I put them in my paper shredder.

As long as you can hold these memories without it paining your heart, I'm all for you keeping them.



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