Recurring Dream [new sonnet]

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“What pleases you?”, she said, her voice aglow.
(Her arms were smiling, and her eyes were too).
ME: “Gentleness and quiet strength which flow
my way, and warmth, are what I love from you”.

“What pleases you?”, said I. At which her face
lit up, as she [a happy soul], laughed loud
and answered me, “Just fill my life with grace,
your mighty words wrapped round me like a cloud”.

How easy are such longings to fulfil
when simple wishes reign and egos fade.
As easily as ink flows from this quill,
when two souls walk their pathway unafraid.

Then I awoke, for it was just a dream
I often have with this recurrent theme.

© Copyright, Alan Morrison, 2021

[The copyright on my works is merely to protect them from any wanton plagiarism which could result in undesirable changes (as has actually happened!). Readers are free to reproduce my work, so long as it is in the same format and with the exact same content and its origin is acknowledged]

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