Dream Power

Tiger stalksdreamtime –meaning elusive I am technologydependent –AI stimulatingconnection Sense and instinctshelved in favourof pings and beeps Only in sleepdo I glimpsereal power. (Tuesdays, I borrow from Twitter @VjknutsonImage my own)

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Sun and Moon

Sun’s gift a final blazedraws me to cliff’s edge darkness doesn’t credit dayowes it allegiance to another the great moon oratorwhose tides and pull send me plungingego-less and flailing till morning sets meon my feet again. (Image my own)

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Mermaid Dreams

Descending into the mythicalentrancedspurred byseverity ofcurrent challenge Call it fantasybut attemptingmovement isdestroying my passage I am pulling, shattering this barricadeof a life; blueprogressing:ocean bound. (Mermaid Dreams was originally written in December of 2016, two years bedridden. Only in the dreamtime was I whole and capable of overcoming. Dreams are one thing I can talk about […]

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Dreaming Oceans

Ingrained in methis flighteye on the futurethe periphery closing in. Husband urges meforward, but wherethis road leadsI do not know Connected to selfopen, escaping intothe vast expansebecoming fluidalive, nurtured I have been spit outby life so often,taught to be taut,it’s hard to plunge,let go of the pastand just swim. (Submitting for my weekly challenge: peripheral. […]

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Out of Body

Kingfisher, my horse transports me to unseen realms a fleshless dreamer seeking oneness, Orenda, a noetic salvation. (Tuesday, I borrow from my Twitter account @Vjknutson. Image my own)

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In Dreams, She Awakens

I dream of a woman Mother-centred grey-haired essence oozing strength – a vessel, rain focused decoding political lies. Leaders are locked targeting anxiety selective stances patriarchal bedmates ending unsafe Rioters blow up martyr consciousness metamorphosis in throngs chemicals insignificant when innocence ignored temples violated. What is next? A future gatekeeper spouting personal freedom recalling pleas, […]

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In Essence, Human

My faith is goat steady – surefooted in rocky times – I keep her within sight, safely separated. Store her with potential – mountain lion persistent – set them on the other side of vision – lock myself away. It’s the tigress in my heart that unsettles me the most – certain by her pacing […]

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Fantasy

If I appear to function, it is testament to adaptability – I am socially awkward, with a side of dreamer – wandering, spinning, need someone to bring me back – not adverse to fairytale kisses or happily-ever-afters – please, somebody beam me up, set me down where life is a festival – music, costumes, the […]

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Juxtaposed

Muted shades of browns and greys define my black and white existence while succulent pink skies explode in my dreams: neon green vibrancy beckoning, enticing – rude reminders. My life is measured in handfuls one visit a week, two outings three phone calls, seven minutes for standing, fifteen for sitting. I dream in exponentials multiples […]

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