If Only It Could Be

Updated on January 10, 2019
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I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I now live in Daytona Beach, Florida with my wonderful cat Sid.

Life came

and hit me,

making me tumble down the road.

If only,

life could be,

less tough,

more tame.

Like sparkling rain,

came the showers,

that sprinkled upon me

and made my eyes all misty.

Then love came,

made me high,

took me for a wild ride,

then threw me for a loop.

If only love could last forever,

dreams are our escape,

taking us far from reality,

if only we could –

live in dreams every day.

Life drifted on too quickly,

love left me by the roadside,

my heart still longs for yesterday,

if only my dreams could –

take me away.

In the real world,

nothing works out just right,

life leads us down a thorny path,

love breaks our hearts,

if only we could,

leave the real world behind –

drifting away in dreams.

In dreams,

you would still be mine,

in dreams the world would be fine,

hearts mended,

we’d go on and on,

till the end of time –

if only…

© 2019 Gypsy Rose Lee

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    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile imageAUTHOR

      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      9 months ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Thank you, Umesh and yes, life leads us on and on

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      Umesh Chandra Bhatt 

      9 months ago from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India

      We can only hope the life to be kinder but it has it's own path and way that it forces us to travel.

      Good poem. Thanks.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      20 months ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Thank you Oduniami

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      Odunlami Oluwatobiloba Grace 

      20 months ago from Lagos

      ✨ ✨ ✨

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      20 months ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Thank you, Jackie. In life, there must always be love.

      Thank you, Ann.

      Thank you, Pamela.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      20 months ago from Sunny Florida

      Beautiful poem. Life always has ups and downs, and that includes relationships sometimes. I love the way you described the sadness.

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      Ann Carr 

      20 months ago from SW England

      Beautiful verse! All we can do is try to follow our dreams - sometimes it's possible, sadly often it's not.

      Ann

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      Jackie Lynnley 

      20 months ago from the beautiful south

      Great poem, Gypsy, what is life without love?

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