Two Dreams From 2007

These two dreams, excavated from an old dream journal, I dreamt sometime in 2007, when I was aged 16 or 17.   The desert is endless in all directions. I drag my feet forward, increasingly hopeless, but a sparkle of bright blue catches my eye. It is a pool of water beneath a sudden spring.

Two Dreams from 2006

These two dreams, excavated from an old dream journal, I dreamt sometime in 2006, when I was aged 15 or 16. …. At the end of a long canyon trail is a mysterious phone booth. *0 takes me to the edge of the known universe. …. I am dueling with candlesticks. I go up against

A Dream from 2005

This dream, excavated from an old dream journal, I dreamt sometime in 2005, when I was aged 14 or 15.   A hoard of angry people shove into a shopping center late at night, pushing their way under sickly false, flickering lights. I know I must bring the good words to help save them. “I’m

Last Peaceful Place

Written age 11, December 15th, 2001 I was walking along the river one day When the sky turned dark and drifted away. I saw the pigeons flock about and swam away did all the trout. I smelt the grasses, sweet and mild, And heard the call of all the wild. The wind so quickly swept

Rainbow World

Written when I was age 9, July 30th 1999   As I rode upon the horizon I look up and see, a golden leaf falling and a redwood tree for me. Over the green wide rolling hills in the fresh air so free, the blue sky as light as paint and the bright purple flowers