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*this* John W. Hays' take on things and experiences

Didn’t

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I didn’t have a dream
about a big black bear last night
nobody ever wonders
why they didn’t dream
about a big black bear
the one that is trying to get into the house
when you discover the only barrier
was a sliding screen door
separating you
from him
the kind of dream that goes on
and on
but for some strange reason
the bear never figures out
it could walk right through
which keeps the dream
from being about an attack
yet does nothing to allay
the imminent threat that it could
nobody wakes up
with an awareness
they didn’t have a dream
like that

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  1. I didn’t know other people had that dream! Or is it a Hays thing? Anyway, good poem, John!

    katykatrinka

    May 21, 2019 at 8:43 am

    • I found this dream must be popular when checking on the bear symbolism in dreams. 🙂
      Wait. What dream? I didn’t have that dream. Nuh-uh.
      Thanks, Katy!

      johnwhays

      May 21, 2019 at 9:02 am


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