Once Upon a Time….

karendowdall

Do you think that your dreams are past memories from another life or are you being haunted by someone who needs a mystery resolved? You are not alone about having dreams like this. Thank you for sharing. What a wonderful or scary mystery this is.

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as the steel regard of morning
pulls my tired soul from dreams –
another life beyond the reach
of lowly expectation
stirs within the mystery
and I close my eyes again
flirting with the patterns
where faded roses bloom –
across some great tomorrow
tis there my longing burns
letters curve unsettled
on the page –
by memories returning
of places not yet lived
light beyond the shadows
of my room

. . .

Author’s Note: Those who know me well are aware of recurrent
dreams – of a house in which I have never lived,
on a road I’ve never traveled. Yet, so familiar is the dream that I know the steps from the porch
to the gate, the slant of the yard into the trees. I know the count
of roses on the faded wallpaper,
and the pause between drips into an old basin.
Once asked, ‘Do you…

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5 thoughts on “places not yet lived ~

  1. Maybe such dreams mean we are merely connected to each other in ways too deep to separate…Perhaps we should be treating each other far better?

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    1. KC, this is true and perhaps those that have left us are still in touch, and perhaps we are remembering something in the distant past. Spooky and sometimes scary…ghostly? It makes one wonder. We should treat each other (live or dead) much better. K D 🙂

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  2. Jennie says:

    I think it takes a special soul to have these dreams and vividly recall details. I so believe!

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  3. It is so interesting how you can vividly remember your dreams. Also, it sounds like you were awake in a dream like state. These dream recollections are amazing to me. I am glad I stumbled upon your site.

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    1. Tonya, thank you so much. I can imagine you also have dreams where you are consciously aware of the dream. I am glad you stumbled on my site as well. I am now following you. Karen 🙂

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