#30: This Dream

This dream Clings to me like seaweed after an ocean swim; It meows at the back door, begging for a bowl of milk and a scratch behind the ears. This dream is a broken record. This dream is a drop of water stuck in my ear — and no amount of hopping and...

#29: Some Questions You Might Ask

after Mary Oliver What if this is the dream and real life happens when you’re asleep? Why do I remember so many dreams each night but I can’t remember where I left my keys? Why don’t I have dreams in which I meet Salome and find ancient skulls in crypt-like depths, as...

#28: Inside Dream

A poem featuring anagrams for Dream* Open up this dream and find a dare; a dram to set your imagination on fire; a ream of memory and association. It’s who you are and what I am, the heart and art of me. There’s a wandering ram, the racing mare of night who carries an...

#27: Autobiography in Dreams

1. I’m in a public arena with no clothes on. 2. There are tests but I’m mot prepared. 3. The car has no brakes. 4. I’m losing all my teeth 5. I realize I’mdreaming and tell myself to wake up. 6. I open my eyes but I’m still dreaming.  ...

#26 My Dream About the Fox

The fox has wily red fur The fox needs a trim The fox needs a man To communicate his need For a trim. The man tells the dreamer That the fox needs a trim The dreamer frets Because the fox needs a trim And where does one find someone To give a fox a trim? “I can do...