Tag Archives: night

Whale Songs

  Consciousness seems to be such a burden for us human beings. So I can understand why someone might be afraid of his dreams.  In dreams, consciousness speaks so forcefully.   NIGHT OCEAN I wake up with a whale hump beneath … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Insomnia

  Though insomnia is painful to me… …I thoroughly enjoyed reading the poetry anthology Acquainted with the Night: Insomnia Poems, edited by Lisa Russ Spaar. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that so many poets have written about insomnia.  Poetry … Continue reading

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Beautifully Confused

  I enjoy this poem because it shows how wonderfully disoriented we often feel when we wake in the night.   Still Night Thoughts Moonlight in front of my bed— I took it for frost on the ground! I lift … Continue reading

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Find Yourself in the Dark

  Dr. Naiman advises us to take back our “Healing Night”.  I must admit, he makes a good case: “I believe we may suffer from a darkness deficiency.  Recent findings suggest that there may be beneficial effects associated with time … Continue reading

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Dirty Cleaning Job

I will personally vouch for what Dr. Rubin R. Naiman states, so poetically, in his book, Healing Night: “Sprouting under the cover of darkness like mushrooms from dirt, our shadows emerge naturally by night. “They draw mysterious elements of the … Continue reading

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Lost and Found in the Dark

  In February of this year, an ice storm gave me the opportunity to take back my night. Or rather, it forced me to take back my night. Authors such as Robert A. Johnson and Dr. Rubin Naimen tell us … Continue reading

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