Percy Dovetonsils

Freshman - 539 Points (12 Aug,1948 / Tokyo, Japan)

Dreams, Related - Poem by Percy Dovetonsils

Dreams, related,
may be the biggest bore
of all.
But the one I had
this morning,
of a fire
in a church
the roof
of the shocked
Santa Fe artist
next door,
was an adventure
while it lasted.
Then rang
my cell
breaking me
a waking life
I wouldn't wish
on anyone.
Thank heavens
for my nightmares.
Without them
my daymares
would be

[Dreams, no matter how terrifying, how horrifying, are our escape from the perpetual prison of the self. We awake to find the same walls, the same bars, we faced when we first dropped off to sleep.]

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 26, 2009

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