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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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Deeper Listening

  I sometimes hesitate to write a dream down… …because I know I can never fully capture the feeling of it—the magic of it.     DEEPER LISTENING Though I seemed to break its arc into eye dust with the first … Continue reading

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