I wish my warm and cosy dreams
would stay inside my head
instead of floating off for good
when I get out of bed.
I’d like to put them in a box,
all those I want to keep
then choose the one I want at night
before I go to sleep.
First published as “Dreams” in “Giggles and Niggles” (Haddington Press, 2007)
- Submitted in response to Poetry Prompt #21