Unfulfilled Dreams

Notice of absence from FredPeyer
Would like to let everyone (who might actually be interested) know that I will be gone from the site for a while due to work and time constraints. But since you all got along famously before I appeared, I have no doubt you will be getting along famously without me! :-)

Hidden within the dark forest

Of stunted expectations

Dwell the timeless ghosts

Of unfulfilled dreams


Eagerly awaiting to be

Liberated into the sunshine

To shed their cloaks

Of fear and worry


To dance in the rain

Of tears of joy

To surf the waves

Of unlimited opportunity


To be freed

From chains of regret

To finally metamorphose

Into glorious reality


  • Scrambled Letters

    To live ones dreams is ideal.

    • FredPeyer

      Yes it is, SL, and it can happen! Usually takes a lot of work though.

    • SorrowfullyHappy

      But to do so one must risk it all and come out on top

      • FredPeyer

        Thanks SH! You know what they say: No pain no gain. Sometimes we have to go out of our comfort zone, but it is usually worth it.

        • SorrowfullyHappy

          I know I risked it all tho I didn't come out on top least I found out who my friends where

        • w c

          enjoyed this one

          • FredPeyer

            Thank you, w c, glad you enjoyed. Now go and live your dreams!

          • Goldfinch60

            Good write, those dreams are there and if they are not to what do you aim in life.

            • FredPeyer

              Thanks Goldfinch! Yes, the dreams are there, and we have to follow them.

            • orchidee

              A fine write Fred.

              • FredPeyer

                Thank you orchi! I know you were dreaming of KP all the time, and see, your dream came true!!!

                • orchidee

                  Arrghhh, that'll teach me to dream! Ain't no dream now, it's a ghastly fulfilment! heehee.

                • Michael Edwards

                  Love the premise on which this is built - super work Fred

                  • FredPeyer

                    Thanks so much Michael, you got it!!!

                  • WL Schuett

                    Love the writing here good poem Fred !

                    • FredPeyer

                      Thanks so much, WL! Stay warm!!!

                    • Louis Gibbs

                      "Unfulfilled dreams" ... that phrase triggered one I wrote a while back, Fred. I shall post it tomorrow. You have penned a beauty here, my friend! Kudos.

                      • FredPeyer

                        Thank you Louis! Am looking forward to read yours!!!

                      • Lawless

                        "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today." - James Dean 1954. Words I try to live by.

                        • FredPeyer

                          Thanks Mike! These are good words to live by! Not always easy though.

                        • tepo

                          Superb write Fred
                          Powerful message

                          • FredPeyer

                            Thanks tepo! Appreciate your comment!

                          • Michael J. Schaeffer

                            Great Poem. The Topics are Nice to live in.

                            • FredPeyer

                              Thank you Michael! For the read and the comment!

                              • Michael J. Schaeffer

                                Hang Loose My Friend!!! And Hang 10 Out in the Islands...

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                              • BRIAN & ANGELA

                                Thanks FRED ~ I love the optimism in this philosophical poem ! I have a big list of unfulfilled dreams (at my AGE) but your final doublet assures me that "They will all ~ finally metamorphose ~ into glorious reality ~ AMEN !" Yours BRIAN

                                • FredPeyer

                                  Thanks Brian, may all your dreams come true!

                                • Diamond

                                  Excellently done Fred. Unfulfilled dreams themselves are the root for new creation.

                                  • FredPeyer

                                    Thank you Diamond! And if you put unfulfilled dreams together with vivid imagination you got an unbeatable pair!

                                    • Diamond

                                      A poet's life is such.

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                                    • Elsie

                                      Oh my, I am actually crying. I have held myself back for so long yearning to be 'freed from chains of regret'! I would love to 'shed my cloak of fear and worry' Very thought provoking. Beautifully crafted words.

                                      • FredPeyer

                                        So sorry, Elsie, didn't mean to make you cry! But just think, if you are able to overcome whatever it is that is holding you back, you will feel so much better! Thank you for reading!

                                        • Elsie

                                          Oh don't apologise. It's all good, I need some cathartic words to kick me up the backside ha ha! And I suppose I still haven't properly grieved for my Dad, so it won't take much for the tears to brim over my eyes.

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