Like a Boat Drifting

By Robert Sund

Like a boat drifting, sleep flows forward on the deep water of dreams. Drifts and drifts… until, finally the bottom falls out of knowledge.

In the fragrant mist of dawn the rower wakes, picks up the oars, sets them, and begins to row. All night he labored in his dream to […]

Dream Garden

By Collen Condit

 

Colleen Condit is a creative nomad in search of the eleventieth dimension. She holds magician’s degrees in both alchemic engineering and unicorn whispering. When she’s not busy juggling tarot cards and mirrors, Colleen works as a freelance editor, writer, artist, and sometimes musician. Look for more of her work at […]

Dream Mother

By Laura K. Deal

(For Billie Ortiz)

After the dark dream when the image lingers like an answer whose question is forgotten in the stark light of day the dreamer needs her sisters those who can speak of blood and the fragile wings of hope in one breath, those who know a woman’s secrets.

After […]

Last Night as I Lay Sleeping

By Antonio Machado

Translated by Robert Bly (with small emendations by Jeremy Taylor)

 

Last night as I lay sleeping I dreamed – marvelous error! – that a spring was breaking out here in my heart. I asked: Along what hidden aqueduct, oh water, are you coming to me, water of a new life, […]

I Dreamt I was Chasing Elephants

Photo courtesy of Defne Ece's parents

“Blue Dream of Sky”

“I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. ” e. e. cummings

I Dream a World

By Langston Hughes

I dream a world where man No other man will scorn, Where love will bless the earth And peace its paths adorn. I dream a world where all Will know sweet freedom’s way, Where greed no longer saps the soul Nor avarice blights our day. A world I dream where black or […]

Keeping Up Appearances

“For, it is hard to keep up appearances and follow one’s dream at the same time.”

Michael Meade in Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul (Revised and Expanded Edition) pp. 153-154.

Arvin Marvin Lillisbee Fitch

By John Ciardi

Arvin Marvin Lillisbee Fitch Rode a broomstick like a witch. Out the window, over the trees, Above the hills, across two seas, And up and up on a wild moonbeam Till he came to the other side of his dream, Where he bumped his head a terrible thump On the top of […]

Carla Sciaky–And I a Fairytale Lady

I had the great fortune to have Carla Sciaky sing at my wedding. Her voice always makes me happy!