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feeling is knowing, seeing is understanding

According to a recent dream, I’m seeing Fonda and feeling the fight. In the dream… I’m staring at the actor Peter Fonda.  He stands right in front of me.  We stare at each other. Then I’m looking skyward, to the … Continue reading

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golden vacation

  I find gold… …and yet, I’m dissatisfied. In the dream… I arrive at a small state park—a place removed from the rest of the world. There’s a park ranger here, and a few other people. Amid the tall wild … 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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Non-nonsense

  The dream seemed like so much silly nonsense… Ah, but I knew better… Experience has taught me that our silly nonsense dreams aren’t nonsensical at all. In the dream… I’ve arrived back in New Orleans.  After ambling around downtown, … 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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The Ordinary is Extraordinary

  A rather ordinary dream scenario… …suddenly became something quite extraordinary. In the dream… …I’m traveling around town with an old friend. We stop at the house of a religious woman who’s constantly lecturing her young protégé. The woman is … Continue reading

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Four Thought

  So often in dreams that include text, I’ll only recall a line or two, maybe only a word or a number… In one dream… I see a long line of numbers.  But only one stands out: “4”. Well, at … Continue reading

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