Dream

(1997)

"Dream" is a song by Ricky Ian Gordon setting a poem by Langston Hughes. The song is part of Ricky Ian Gordon's collection Only Heaven, which sets seventeen poems of Langston Hughes.

Dream
by Langston Hughes


Last night I dreamt
This most strange dream,
And everywhere I saw
What did not seem could ever be:


You were not there with me!


Awake,
I turned
And touched you
Asleep,
Face to the wall.


I said
How dreams
Can lie!


But you were not there at all!


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