Category Archives: Michael Patton

song for a dreamer

  When Jimi Hendrix gives you a tune in a dream, it’s probably best to listen… Duane Allman listened, and from his dream, he wrote the guitar instrumental “Little Martha”. In the dream… Jimi Hendrix shows Allman how to play … Continue reading

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no holes in this mix

  Often, our dreams show us falling short… But this recent dream shows me filling up… In the dream… I’m putting all sorts of food into a large electric blender. It’s nearly full, but still, I’m stuffing. The day before … Continue reading

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beautiful destruction

  Does this dream foretell disaster? In the dream… A meteor bursts apart in the night sky… Glowing red pieces trail streams of white light as they shower down through the darkness… A beautiful display—like a firework exploding. How could … Continue reading

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an open secret

  Generally speaking, I don’t believe dreams serve as wish-fulfillments…as Freud insisted… However, two recent dreams might be the exception. Consider the first dream…. I wake in the middle of the night and discover I left the overhead door for … Continue reading

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mirror mirror mirror miror mirror mirror

  This dream told me that I was taking a good long look at myself… …but warned me not to look too long. In the dream… I’m walking along a busy boardwalk near an ocean beach… I come to a … Continue reading

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how do you know who knows?

  As with so many men… I’d rather not ask for directions.  I’d rather find things on my own. A recent dream tells of this tendency… In the dream… I’m at a stop for several different city bus lines.  The … Continue reading

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forward back

  Am I just spinning my wheels? Consider this recent dream… I’m standing in a driveway when I begin to spin.  I look down at my feet as I go round and round—they’re just off the pavement. Having also spun … Continue reading

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