Dreams they complicate my life. ~R.E.M. I live two types of dreams. Dreams that accompany my sleeping hours, indicated by rapidly moving eyeballs behind a closed eyelid, flitting between pleasant and waking near tears with heart palpitating. These do not complicate my life. My other dreams are, as far as I know, unique to the […]
“Let me have some good dreams for once.” ~Bill Pots Dreams come in two flavors. Dreams emanating from deep in our subconscious when we are in lost in slumber. Dreams when we are wide awake imagining possible futures. During the former our eyes are locked shut. In the latter they are wide open, frequently unfocused […]
Man is dream, thought an illusion, only rock is real. Rock & Sun. ~Edward Abbey The longing bubbles up every year or so, more frequent as I age and understand the essence of love lofted on the quiet voice of my siren. I have been trying to turn a deaf ear to for months now […]
My heart spent a lifetime getting ready for you. All the false starts, jittery journeys, crushing endings were preparing it, softening it to be ready to recognize love in you, to be able to hold your love gently, to know your heart was sufficient for me, to have a heart free of doubt, free of […]
I’ll always be a dreamin’ man I don’t have to understand I know it’s alright. ~Neil Young The only thing that has changed the status quo is a person with a dream, a pursuing the dream with the singular focus, the dogged determination of Ahab hunting the Great White Whale.
There is no greater agony than a story untold. ~Maya Angelou Who are you? Who am I? Who are any of us but a series of stories, stories with many chapters replete with plots and subplots and unexpected twists and interventions by the three Moirai, the three fates? Episodes during which we felt abandoned by God […]
The past beats inside me like a second heart. ~John Banville In my dreaming mind, birth is still within arms reach when I suckled mama’s titties. A blind, fleshy lump driven to the nipple by instinctual feel. Instinct woven into the genes of all mammals needing sustenance from mommy the instant passage was complete. It seems […]