Poetry by Farah Lawal Harris

Dreams Haiku


what are dreams really?
words we say to keep moving
until we can’t walk.

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7 responses

  1. Oh, but dreams really

    do come true on occasion,

    if, we allow them.

    Elizabeth

    January 8, 2009 at 6:47 pm

  2. when we don’t allow,
    dreams stomp their feet and beat drums
    that make hollow sound.

    January 9, 2009 at 10:41 am

  3. Or sometimes, quiet

    as a mouse, invade that house

    thought to be emptied.

    January 9, 2009 at 2:27 pm

  4. empty it was til
    dreams filled its halls like house guests
    who refuse to leave.

    January 11, 2009 at 9:41 pm

  5. Always asking, “Please,

    will you do this one thing, I

    know you don’t want to?”

    January 12, 2009 at 1:30 pm

  6. dreams drag me into
    lands of uncomfortable
    and leave me there.

    January 13, 2009 at 3:48 pm

  7. But always with hope,

    only light in constant fight

    with coming darkness.

    January 14, 2009 at 2:09 pm

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