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Galaxy Sleep

Our dreams remind us how extraordinary our ordinary lives are.  GALAXY SLEEP According to one theory… as we ease into sleep our minds begin to spiral and expand like a hurricane like a galaxy: though we think we rest we … Continue reading

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meeting the flower

Today, while looking at my magnolia tree, I suddenly remembered a dream of a white flower… In that recent dream… I’m at a party in a pleasant upstairs apartment. While thinking of someone I’m supposed to meet, I look out … Continue reading

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I remember to remember

I broke the record.  I have a new personal best. I’ve remembered and recorded a dream for twenty-five straight nights.  My previous record was nineteen, set two years ago. But to be honest, before the streak, my dream recall had … Continue reading

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both mine and not mine

When I suddenly remembered having seen my bright shiny teeth in the mirror… I knew it must have been a dream. Because I don’t have bright shiny teeth… I have the teeth of someone who drinks three big mugs of … Continue reading

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one streak ends…another begins

  I was so disappointed when the streak ended last week… For nineteen straight nights, I had remembered and recorded at least one dream… To what do I attribute this good run?  Intent. There are numerous ways to improve dream … Continue reading

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feeling it

  It can be so disappointing… Sometimes, the moment I wake, I’ll realize I’ve just been in a vivid dream… …yet I can’t remember a thing. I’m guessing most of us have encountered such a blank in the morning… Cajole … Continue reading

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Here & Gone…and Still Here

  This spring night the floating bridge of my dream fell apart: swirling away from the peak, dawn clouds in the eastern sky.            — Sadaie (trans. Bownas/Thwaite)*  Like this poet from 13th century Japan, my dreams have often fallen down … Continue reading

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