until i wake

you haunt me
surreal are
the images of you
in the mist
where time does not exist

you are a secret
which lies beneath the reason
i’m scared to tell

i am me now and everything in between
not the you i once was

still, i ask you
stay with me until i wake

© r.e.l. 12/15/10

photo ‘Autumn Walnut’ by cricketw

**this post is for Poetry Potluck Week 16 on Jingle Poetry