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Dreams 2022

Wide Asleep
(4/23/2022)


the dreams
that I remember

I remember
as dreams

those
that I don’t
still leave
lingering

lasting
impressions

tiny twists
of distorted
perceptions

fleeting
flashes
of sights

sounds

feelings

those
are the sources
of worry

I fear
that those
disconnected
sensations
mingle
with memories

lines
from books

lyrics
from songs

scenes
from movies

giving me
an altered awareness
of the reality
that I
have experienced

of the life
that I have
led

those
who know me
know very
little

and I
know them
only
as silhouettes

bits
of disremembered dreams
brightening
the black