The Fallen Dream


Beware of a jilted dream.

Innocent she seems.

At first.

Insouciant.

Indifferent,

To rejection.

But she smoulders and simmers,

 In the shadows of the heart.

Surreptitiously.

Lingering maliciously.

Dreaming of sweet revenge

As she slowly rots inside,

Chafing flesh,

Corrupting tissue.

Corroding.

Eroding.

Her vengeance only grows.

She begins to hound

The soul.

With vicious content

And no remorse.

Sprawling in malignancy.

Basking in spiteful glee.

Waiting

To be resurrected

In cruel anticipation.

~ By Tanya~

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26 thoughts on “The Fallen Dream

    1. Yes, a revenant of a dream! I feel when you try to kill a cherished dream, it seems insignificant at first, until it comes back to haunt you. I think no one can truly kill their desires/dreams. We learn to suppress and ignore them but that’s something that’s bound to backfire. This was what was on my mind when I began this piece. I’m glad you could sense the darkness I was trying to convey. And thank you πŸ™‚

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      1. Oh its wonderful to be back home. I’m being smothered in love, in a good way though. And it feels great to laze around and do nothing. I’m sure you’ll have a great weekend, family love is the best love. Have a wonderful time, I’ll be catching up on everything I missed. Hi to everybody at your end πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

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      1. I’m going to do a lot more of this reblogging! Your writing is incredible. It just opened my mind to something I never even imagined. So thank you! πŸ™‚ your poems made my day.

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      2. I’m so glad you could connect to my thoughts. I love dark imagery and poetry. I was beginning to think the blog could use some happy stuff. But you’ve made me change my mind with your kind words. Thank you for all the love πŸ™‚

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      1. Yes I did post some! You can check them! I hope you like what you see! πŸ™‚ Actually I have been kinda busy with my major project in college ! Sadly I don’t get time to write or think of something new ! 😦

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