Tag Archives: dreams

foretelling

my mother spoke dream symbols & told me water carries pain i did not see it when i was there, dreaming stepping through water with my sister but something swam with us just out of reach of my knowing Advertisements

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waking up with a poem (2)

i need to write these down, these words kissing the backs of my eyes– dream language loops lightly across cortical ridges; these visions sand shaped casually by god’s finger pointing to truth taken back in waves did you know inside … Continue reading

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prelude to a 30-volume love letter

cogito ergo sum carried by blood to the place i hear words not spoken but dropped between the ears before i wake today. Descartes dreamed as eyes open is tricky– i am uncertain these words capture my i-ness the way … Continue reading

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We Two Fly (a duet)

by Noel A. Ihebuzor and Susan L. Daniels i have flown too pushing off with one foot and coasting thermals with hawks but after i am above trees, dispersing clouds skipping over jet trails– never in dreams have i found a way … Continue reading

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properties

water is always more than itself.  here where the eye of the mind opens, if you allow it visions, this eye will speak symbols in meaning that requires no translation as bones know this language the head rejects water, here … Continue reading

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decision

if I stand here balancing air in my palms as if weightlessness counts for something as if feathered breath is a factor in final choice it is because dreams have form and can be tangled inside those intricate threaded catchers that … Continue reading

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sixth

It has been said that the dead do not speak, but they do, if the ear is attuned to their mutterings; as far as family stories go for us my mother, my grandmother, my great-grandmother, and I have been told … Continue reading

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