Tagged: dreaming

in time, dreams will catch

sixty-one minutes

sixty-one minutes
before takeoff, we sit at
the gate, waiting and

dreaming of flight, something more
graceful and less burdensome
.
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every spring, dreaming

it’s been some time since

it’s been some time since
we’ve dreamt of flight – minoring in
how to stay grounded
.
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on the edge of the

in the absence of

in the absence of
eyelids, it is possible
that fish still
dream
– their
brains sleeping in
shifts, shuttling
the fabric of
storied images
back and forth,
back and forth
.
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perhaps we are all

perhaps we are all
castaways, dreaming of a place
that will call us home
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: castaways

in the party room,

in the party room,
there are waiters making
wontons in one booth,
waiters folding napkins
into perfect triangles
in another, and you
alone in the
corner, carving
flowers out of the
morning’s turnips
,
as if setting them
free could also
release you
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: turnip

into the open

into the open
kaleidoscope that is dreaming,
there is no filter,

only indistinguishable
shards, jockeying for position
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: jockeying

exhaustion pulls you

exhaustion pulls you
away from the station faster
than anything else –

one moment, we are listening,
the next, we are asleep, dreaming
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: exhaustion