You can’t dream

when you’re busy surviving 

You can’t fly

when you don’t know you have wings

You can’t see

while wearing the blindfolds of pain

So open your eyes 

spread your wings

Fly as high as you can

past pleasure and pain

Fly as fast as you can

from your nightmares to your dreams

©Vivian Zems

Lillian hosts dVerse poets tonight with the theme of ‘opposites’