In Her Dreams

 

In her dreams she drives across

the desert in a fast car

at night

 

With the top down, no seatbelt, and no fear.

 

In her dreams the sky is dressed

in deepest black velvet

studded with glittering diamonds

and a sash of pale, creamy satin.

 

The road beneath her tires

stretches on and on,

empty and endless

 

Her destination: exhilaration and speed itself.

 

In her dreams she meets a man,

an old flame who used to

put her down

 

Who reduced her psychological stature

in slow but steady increments

 

He says, ‘I want you back.’

 

She says, ‘In your dreams’

then her foot hits the accelerator

as she races away.

 

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3 Responses to “In Her Dreams”

  1. touching. i really like your style of storypoems

  2. nickpierce Says:

    parry

    riposte

    touche

    salute

  3. Thank you guys for leaving feedback, I appreciate it!

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