Another’s Dream Answers

What, I ask Her dream, Is the Meaning of My life? Her dream responds: You are being chased down a staircase. You build speed, jumping two stairs at a time, then three, then four. You are nearly flying down those stairs, something bearing down at your back. When you...

I Can’t Remember, But …

There was something about two tiny kittens in the palm of my hand. Something about me being a school girl with a backpack. There was something about lost shoes, about walking home, having to retrace my steps. Something about finding two parts of myself: a dowdy,...

Night Flight: 3 Dreams Till Take Off

1. The first night: I have prepared carefully for a long trip, thought it all through, down to the roots of my unwashed hair, which I figure I’ll take care of with no-rinse shampoo I’ll buy at the airport, since there isn’t time to shower now … No, I must rush...

Brushing My Hair

What if hair represents luxury And the brush stands for pleasure And the scissors are the reaper Or maybe the hair represents beauty And the brush is for smoothing problems over And the blades of the scissors represent the sharpness of your wit What if the hair...