Drowning Dream

I am submerged in a freezing cold sea
With waves beating mercilessly
And tugging at my whole being
I am aware of my mother alongside me

Suddenly she starts to sink
I’m overcome with panic
I need to save her
I need to help
I need to rescue

I wake to a morning song
Of birds singing their happy tune
Relief washes over me
As the sun shines brightly

I will see my mother in a while
She is not dead but is well
For I spoke to her yesterday
And heard her quiet voice

A knock at the door pulls me out my reverie
Officers at my door
There was an accident
And I need to know
My mother is no more

In a split second I realise
Dreams are no longer dreams
And a nightmare is real

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9 thoughts on “Drowning Dream

    • Mostly yes, I did have the premonition in a dream, she had already passed on the Friday, I dreamt on the Friday night, it was a heart attack and my grandparents arrived from a two hour flight on the Saturday to tell my sister and I, as my parents were on holiday in the U.K. when it happened x

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