i fought monsters in my dreams
every night, for many nights
no one won, no one lost,
they came into my dreams
broke into thick sheets 
that i thought shielded me 
but my monsters 
stand next to my bed 
and look at me or sometimes 
they're the very landscape 
full of faces 
staring at me as i sleep 
i struggle to awake 
into a reality 
filled with symbolic sheets
of people who wear 
the sleeves of progress
whenever it suits them
wake into a dream 
dream into awakening
but i am not alone
the drums 
of a revolution call me 
though my faith in change
is three generations slow
i will fight monsters in my dreams
every night, for many nights
but i'm not alone, they will lose
as they climb over
from yesterdays into my dreams.



 

 

 

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