broken dreams


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broken dreams

wishes or desires that cannot be fulfilled. We all have our share of broken dreams, but they were never all meant to come true anyway.
See also: broken, dream
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Boulevard of Broken Dreams will be performed at Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea, on February 12; Aberystwyth Arts Centre on February 18; TorchTheatre, Milford Haven on February 19; Sherman Cymru, Cardiff, on February 25 and Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold, on March 11
My life is far from a 'boulevard of broken dreams,' and as a matter of fact, with my recent marriage, successful fragrance line, clothing boutique and women's foundation, it's better than it's ever been
For an interview with Herms in the Santa Monica catalogue, he invented a long one: "George Herms: Bricoleur of Broken Dreams .
Johnson, best-selling author of Dating Games and The Harris Family, delivers an absorbing and provocative new novel about the low-down schemes and broken dreams that follow a fractured marriage.
And yet the dancers conjured up an atmosphere of spiky courage, especially Michele Wiles in "Sittin' on a Rubbish Can," Gillian Murphy in "The Boulevard of Broken Dreams," and De Luz in "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
One day, however, this merchant of broken dreams is confronted with the orphan (Vinicius de Olivera) of a client she has betrayed, a child whose savvy intelligence and flail humanity ultimately awaken Dora's dormant conscience and send both on a soul-searching pilgrimage of hope and transformation.
Zimmermann writes, "We move beyond bitterness, beyond anger, beyond broken dreams.
We were going to California, the place that has singularly fired the nation's imagination for decades both as a golden land of hope, growth, and limitless opportunity and as a dark locus of fear, decadence, and broken dreams - a dichotomy perhaps even more descriptive of Los Angeles than the state as a whole.
The joys and pleasures of young lovers become hardened into lumps of mortar shells, broken dreams like those of many generations now involved in Middle Eastern antagonisms.
Boulevard of Broken Dreams is well written, and it is to Alexander's credit that he provides details of how Hollywood created a romantic image of Dean, publicizing him on dates with Pier Angeli and others.
They played all the classics including Boulevard of Broken Dreams, American Idiot, and the entire Dookie album back-to-back nearly 20 years after it was released.
Dunno if you've ever heard the Beatmasters belting out the Boulevard of Broken Dreams - maybe not, after all it only got to 62 for a single week way back in 1991.
DONALD JOHN TYE Images Shattered glass, broken dreams, Broken thoughts, smashed mirror, Seven year's bad luck, Don't like what you see, Or a beautiful reflection Images?
The show is named after Green Day's multi-platinum album which spawned such hits as Boulevard of Broken Dreams, 21 Guns, Wake Me Up When September Ends, Holiday and the title track.
Imagine being told all of your dad's pledges had to be cruelly reversed because he's too weak to ask for them, so all you'll end up with is broken dreams that are no use to anyone.