A Million Dreams


If I had a million bucks
I would give it all away
And run naked through the woods
Just to have something to do

If I had a million dreams
I would spend a million years
Trying to make them all come true
Maybe I already do

If I had a million words
I would weigh them on my tongue
Trying to find the perfect one
I could say to only you

I’d say it a million times
In a million different ways
If I had a million dreams
Maybe I already do

If I had a million dreams
I would make them all come true
Just so I could say to you
A million times
A million ways
Our perfect word
In naked woods

If I had a million dreams
I would give them all to you
If I had a million dreams
Maybe I already do

Published by mikepowernyc

Named one of New York's Best Emerging Poets 2019, my poetry chapbook The New Normal was published by Analog Submission Press. My novel The Zoo was published by Cacoethes Publishing House. Other poems and short stories have appeared in various publications, including Subterranean Blue Poetry, The Journal of Microfiction, and Sick Lit Magazine. Other works include a staged reading of my play Digging Up John Barrymore, performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment, and five albums of original music recorded with my band Late Model Humans.

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