Treasure Island

Harlan Simantel

(August 8,1951 / Hillsboro, Oregon USA)

God dream


i dreamed a simple dream:
i slowly opened
the massive wooden door
of a church

inside were wooden people
sitting as if dead in silent pews

i carefully closed the door
not to bother their sleep

i turned away
and found an informal group
of regular real people at a table
chatting amiably
friends

and found my home

Submitted: Saturday, November 08, 2008
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