Dream

….I was told, in my dream, that there was a treasure for me in Baghdad, buried in a certain quarter of the city on such and such street.” The name of the street… that he said was where this man lived! “And the dream- voice told me, ‘It’s in So-and-so’s house. Go there and get it!’” Without knowing, he had described the exact house, and mentioned this man’s name! “But I didn’t do what the dream said to do, and look at you, who did, wandering the world, fatigued, and begging in… Read More

Power

  true power is living the realization that you are your own healer, hero, and leader ~ young pueblo  

Bird

“Like a bird on the wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free” Leonard Cohen

The Dream is a second life.

“The Dream is a second life. Never can I pass without a shudder through those gates of ivory or horn which separate us from the invisible world. The first moments of sleep are the counterpart of death: a kind of nebulous sluggishness paralyzes our thinking, and at some instant which we cannot precisely determine, the self, in another form, continues the work of our existence. This is a kind of subterranean realm which is gradually illumined, and where the pal…e, grave, immobile figures who inhabit the land of limbo emerge from shadows… Read More

In the Desert

In the Desert By Stephen Crane In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, “Is it good, friend?” “It is bitter—bitter,” he answered; “But I like it “Because it is bitter, “And because it is my heart.” I read a lot of analysis of this poem. Usually desert and heart referred as metaphors which I will not contest. However, I think message is much simpler in this poem. Creature and narrator are the same,… Read More