In my dreams, there is walking
This little sandman.
I am quiet, he is talking.
Telling me he had a plan.
I ask him, why, what do you mean,
He opens his mouth, looks down.
"If you just wanted to be, maybe a queen",
He would give me the crown.
I can ask for what I want?
"I'll give you what I need," he answers.
That's something, I think, I'm rather fond.
"Watch out", he says, "that's not all the chances."
"See the light?," he'd say,
And I would nod.
Why? What is it you delay?
"That it is not."
I frown, look at him.
"I can tell you what you hear, give you what you want, you need,
I can start off and start to sing,
but in the end I merely carry out a deed."
And the sun makes him.
Burn to ashes
Just another night with sandman,
and not just him, also stars and the moon,
I would like to see them, if I can,
but that will happen no time soon.
I look at my little friend as he takes my hand,
he wants to show me the world, if I will.
Yes, of course, on your command,
sandman smiles and says: "Stand still."
I wait and wait, but no more movement,
Sandman? I ask in slight confusion,
should I maybe have been more prudent?
Is all this, him, maybe an illusion?
But yet he stands there, as old as new,
smiling at me, as far as I can tell,
"I smile only for very few"
and I smile back, relieved – very well.
Who else, if not me, are you smiling to?
He smiles, puts his finger on his lips,
"Tonight my smile is to you, and only you."
but I wonder, wasn't he someone for kids?
Someone I wouldn't like to kiss?
When I close my eyes, I see his face,
I see his smile.
And yet, when I try to reach for his place,
it seems to have been a while.
Sandman is fumbling with pearls and cords,
I ask, what is it you are doing there?
Sandman looks up, "it's the lord's."
I am confused. Lord who? Lord where?
Sandman points on the sea,
"ir's our ocean,' he explains,
"our ocean, you and me."
You and me? Without the chains?
"Without the robes", he agrees,
I start to understands who he talks about,
He has no eyes and yet he sees,
He must be the lord, no doubt.
He nods, I am confused:
I haven't said a word.
Sandman is out of sudden amused,
"You don't need to speak to be heard."
I shrug and turn away from him,
we both see the sun draw closer,
approaching with all its sins,
Sandman, after all, knows her.
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|Larlysia • Am 10.06.2019 um 23:37 Uhr|
|Hi! Als ich dein Gedicht gelesen habe (was für eine Gedichtform soll das überhaupt sein? Eine Ballade? Narrative Poetry?), wurden die Fragezeichen in meinem Kopf einfach immer größer. Du hast mehrere sprachliche Fehler, sowie stilistische Fehler, in deinem Gedicht, worüber ich oft gestolpert bin - und durch die manche Sätze einfach keinen Sinn ergeben haben.|