Dream Catcher

woven dreams, spiraling maze
trapped in a web-like labyrinth
and in such a sudden daze
of my illusions if not a bit of hallucinations
of less than vivid, herculean dreams.

i followed the shadow of the dainty fairy
leading to a mysterious, tranquil sanctuary

high up in a secluded tower
there i saw a wonderful collage of vintage memories
which made me cower.

come take my hand as we fly across the skies
follow the rainbow’s end and dance with all our might
be in the company of this colorful swarm of butterflies
see angels flapping their immaculate white wings,
singing divine melodies, what peaceful serenity they bring.

i saw my Prince slowly approaching my way
from beneath a formation of clouds high up in the heavens
with a ready, sweet smile and arms stretched out
wide enough to embrace me
he was beaming with love as we held each other.

we were about to kiss when the dream was suddenly cut off
turns out the dream catcher was on a standby mode,
but didn’t i tell you i possess the power to continue a dream
just like an episode with breaks in between
my dream became a reality when i woke up and he’s by my side!

Elizabeth E. Castillo Copyright 2012

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About Lizzy

I am a Professional Feature writer/Creative Writer/Journalist/Blogger/Published International Author/Poet from the Philippines in Asia. I believe my mission here on earth is to contribute and touch lives through my pen pushing. There are more than 60 poetry anthologies which I am a part of together with my foreign fellow poets from all over which includes 2 worldwide charities, the prestigious World Record Holder for Most Artists Contributing To An Anthology, "Live Life: The Daydreamers Journal for the benefit of the American Cancer Society (http://www.amazon.com/Live-Life-The-Daydreamers-Journal/dp/0615605907/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1335368497&sr=8-3) and "Song of Sahel" a global charity for the children of the Sahel region in Africa (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0098N9MPO) and other upcoming international anthologies. My first international poetry book "Seasons of Emotions" by Destiny to Write Publications, UK was released January 7, 2013. You can buy paperback copies at : http://www.lulu.com/shop/elizabeth-castillo/seasons-of-emotions/paperback/product-20615522.html My second book "Inner Reflections of The Muse" - a collection of poetry, prose, articles and quotes will also be published this 2013. I am also a Contributing Editor for the monthly online magazine "Inner Child The Magazine" (http://www.innerchildmagazine.com/all-about-the-love.php) and a Columnist for another online magazine,"Winning Strategies Magazine" ( http://winningstrategiesmagazine.org/ and an Advisory Board Member of Reflection Magazine. I am a member of the American Authors Association (AAA) and PEN International. You can find my Goodreads Author Page at : http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6869749.Elizabeth_E_Castillo

1 thought on “Dream Catcher

  1. Louis Kasatkin

    Replete with familiar fairy-tale imagery and tropes such as the tower , a rainbow. etcetera ” Dream Catcher “, bubbles and fizzes with enthusiasm.However, the “magic ” does get stretched and the final stanza is perhaps one stanza too far,as the poem has a perfect cinematic conclusion in the second from last verse.

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