Monday, March 13, 2017

Waking the Sandman 1

It's only natural to be
and so I hope you'll forgive
an indulgence
as I take a look
at the American Dream
from the viewpoint
of the Sandman

The Sandman
is in control of this Dream
and he always was,
and I think you'll agree
that it's probably best that way
but the problem is,
the Sandman is always asleep
and so it's hard to tell
how much he really understands
about the Dream

I mean,
when you dream,
do you understand
what's happening?

The Dream is much like that,
and the Sandman is much like you,
and maybe that clarifies things,
and maybe it makes
the Dream more like
a Nightmare

We'll see...


  1. When I'm dreaming I seem to kind of understand what's going on. When I awaken I'm like "What was that?" I vaguely remember an "American Dream" and even now hear it referenced now and then. Now in this America I sometimes wonder if I'm waking or sleeping. It's all so difficult to sort out.

    Arlee Bird
    Tossing It Out

    1. Nearly impossible, really. Thanks for stopping by.

  2. some dreams are more real than waking life and make more sense...

    1. In the middle of dreams? It definitely feels that way.