Patti Masterman

Z Poem Particles - Poem by Patti Masterman

If one could make dreams into poems,
I would have such a wealth of material-
Although it might be missing continuity,
And whoever appeared in it might suddenly turn,
With no warning, into someone or something else-
A white rabbit, or an elf, or a Grecian column;
Rooms into swimming pools, and such.
Lucid dreams have signposts to watch for:
Letters and numbers will not behave,
And keep playing musical chairs each time
You look at them, and something about clocks-
Wait am I asleep yet?
More like a lucid dream is poetry dreaming;
We can control everything according
To the strength of our minds attention.
The unconscious is a slippery eel;
But it pops up in poems too sometimes.
In a lucid poem, then, you could still
Pinch yourself? Just to check-
Let me dream about that some more..
I’ll get back to you…

Comments about Z Poem Particles by Patti Masterman

  • (9/6/2013 7:21:00 PM)

    This is a good one... I believe Carl Jung spoke of moments such as these. There is an amazing Mystery running around down here....somewhere, somehow (Report) Reply

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  • Johnathan Juarez (5/15/2012 2:56:00 PM)

    love the topic. love lucid dreaming as well. have u ever the seen the movie walking life? it's about lucid dreaming and it's a very dreamy flick to say the least (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 11, 2010

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