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Monday, September 3, 2012

REAL





What is a memory? 
And what is a dream?
And is one more real
than the other?

The memory

you say
because it once existed.
But I say the dream--
because it still
holds the promise
of fruition.

17 comments:

  1. Interesting poem, Timoteo. I would say they are both equally real. Without memories, we probably would form no dreams. Our dreams for the future depend on our memories of yesterday.

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  2. MARY: Sometimes we need to forget certain memories to keep on dreaming.

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  3. I also like your photo selection for this. Did you take it?

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  4. i agree some memories will weigh us down in reaching or even concieving those dreams if we let them...

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  5. Hey Tim :) ~~ I say your poet was a dreamer so of course the dream was more real to him! Was my answer correct?
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  6. ARLENE: Thanks! No didn't take that one.

    BRIAN: True...getting too bogged down in the past can be depressing--and that's not a good mindset to project into the future.

    JIM: Yes it was, Jim...because all poets are dreamers.

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  7. There are memories we wish to remember and those we beg to forget. I am a dreamer so I say give me dreams so tomorrow will hold promise.

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  8. Applause! I loved this bit of wisdom.

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  9. Memories and Dreams ... Memories are just that, and they belong in a cellar (locked and the key thrown away. Dreams are attempts to look around the bend ... I will never stop to look around the bend.

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  10. Yes a kewl question to ask and liked the answer

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  11. I really love your blog :D Your poetry is fantastic! :D

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  12. Very interesting question...worth pondering. Great write.

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  13. Lovely, and perhaps it is the ability to keep dreaming which makes this life such a wonder. Loved this one, Timoteo!!!!!

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  14. THANKS EVERYONE for your lovely comments! I've been sidelined by a nasty cold, but am starting to feel my old self again... (it's good to feel yourself now and then to make sure you are still there).

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  15. Interesting question indeed. Love (most) of my memories and love the possibilities of my dreams...

    Anna :o]

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