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Nocturnal hallucinations enthrall
my mind in slumbering delirium.
Evolving from nothing I can recall,
the circumstances of these visions come
to dominate all else that I may know
of real-life concerns and day-to-day trusts --
sometimes with unknown purpose, some just grow
from nightmarish griefs or unfulfilled lusts.
Till waking, I don't even think to try
to see past what I have let overwhelm --
the dreams so real and involving that I
do not conceive a world outside their realm.
Once I am up, I know that these were dreams:
Now I’m awake, at least that’s how it seems.


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The quickest way for me to learn something new is to first understand why I'd like to learn it.


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The following comments are for "PARADIGM"
by poeteye

Wide awake now!
Right on James...nothing is more frustrating than to have a vivid, all involving dream, and wake up...knowing this has ocurred, but you don't remember a word of it...except that it was so real!

I wonder if we had the same dream???

Bea

( Posted by: Beatrice Boyle [Member] On: August 29, 2007 )

or having the same dream now ...
The point is, how awake are we, day to day? ...
... butterflies dreaming that we're people ...

( Posted by: poeteye [Member] On: August 29, 2007 )

Poeteye's dreaming
Yeah, I really like this free flow of thought prose style of yours...often as a child I would wonder if my dreams were the true reality and that my waking life was the illusion....much like what the Australian Aborigines believe, only I didn't know it then. Yes, what is true reality, certainly not the physical.

( Posted by: TheRealKarmaTseringLhamo [Member] On: August 29, 2007 )

a lucid state
Ahhh.. delirium it is so sweet…

M~

( Posted by: M [Member] On: August 29, 2007 )





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