Such is the power of dreams

Picking up a few fallen apples as the tree in our back yard gives up its last few, I paused and marveled at the fall. Back inside, Janine asked if I had mowed away the tall weeks on the north edge of our lot. I responded I had, earlier in the summer.

After she made a comment about not getting to the north side of our lot as much as she’d like, that was that. I thought nothing of it.

Then, that night, I dreamed of tall weeds on the north edge of the lawn.

The dream was so real I went out the next morning, almost expecting to see the old weed fronds, but, naturally, they weren’t there.

Dreams are spooky when they are so real.

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One thought on “Such is the power of dreams

  1. I once dreamed a conversation with a friend who had died of cancer, several years before the dream. I keep thinking I should write about it, but I haven’t quite found a way to do it. Suffice it to say, at the end of the dream, when my friend said, “Well, I gotta go,” I woke up, and it was as though all my grief was just gone. It was really weird.

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