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Chosen Dream

written by: Cristina Munoz

@cristinamunoz8

 

still awake
night has her way
eyelids close willingly
entering a chosen dream
moving into its middle eye
worlds clash within
body jerks violently
i'm away

the roaring is subsiding
our open stretch of Broadbeach
reveals you waving, smiling,
looking so healthy, young, strong,
shouting out my name in Spanish
standing alone on shimmering sand
black shoulder length hair is a halo
as your brilliant smile overwhelms me
your welcome embrace breaks my sprint

Gold Coast ocean swells a little
cresting waves glittering like crystals
beneath the soft twilight sun
walking side by side talking
holding exact same hands in mine
entwined fingers rise in perfect time
later i will thank my guardian angel
for releasing you from heaven
even just for one night

shocked awake, alert,
gripped by grieving
i can't help weeping
wishing i could be with you
during each, every day again
twisted grief plays dark tricks
giving you back to me briefly
only when i dream
i swear grief is a sadist

Cristina Munoz

Cristina Munoz

Cristina Munoz is working on her first collection of prose poetry in Woodend, Australia. Her poetry was first played on air throughout Australia and included in "WORD UP An Anthology Of Youth Poetry" as part of a Youth Poetry Competition held by Triple J and the ABC. Since then she has had poems published in 'Poetry Australia". Cristina has a passionate love of music which fuels her poetry and has had album reviews for various alternative bands published in Beat Magazine. She is currently dedicated to the sound of women in alternative pop and rock by writing album reviews and music musings as she manages SoundOfWomen.com
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