Dreams In A Thicket

 

I ventured on a walk,  and grew weary as I found myself deep in a thicket.

I remember the sun was sinking low,  and  the song of a singing cricket.

I awoke in a forest maze, suddenly my eyes locked in a gaze,

with an enchanter,  in this dark wooded place.

I couldn’t tell from looking at his face,

if I was bedazzled or bewitched.

Was  I to be robbed or enriched ?

I heard a flute, the sound floating  in the wind,  and a whisper in my ear,

the words like a dream unclear.

I could not move,  speak  or run,

not a sound from my mouth would come.

I heard a hound in the distance,

I gave in, released without resistance.

Fear was vanquished,  suddenly gone,

Night had taken flight,  and turned to dawn.

I don’t know how  much time had passed,

in the same thicket, I awoke at last.

I have seen him again in my dreams,

I don’t know what it means.

I feel safe and have come to anticipate,

no longer afraid, I welcome and await,

for him to pay a visit.

Whether it be for an hour or for a minute.

Is he a ghost, something I imagined in my mind?

Someone from another place and time,

our paths crossing somewhere in between,  crossing-paths-300x225

a door that opens on occasion to intervene.

I will turn around one day in a crowd,

and what wasn’t supposed to be,  will be allowed.

The constraints of time we are bound to,

will come undone, and I will find you.

 

© 2015 Kathleen Stefani and Combing The Catacombs
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4 thoughts on “Dreams In A Thicket

    1. Musicgoddess, thanks I appreciate that. I was actually inspired by the lyrics of Led Zepplein.You are the first person that has commented on anything I wrote.I am always critical of whatever I write, so to me I don’t think it is that good, especially after reading what others write.

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