How long is a dream, Stream of consciousness Mirroring –unconsciousness, And speed of thought Reckoned In seconds, Pinned into entities Clear as a bell.
The pain or the joy of Of a day gone away, How long is the theme Crammed into a dream, The bad and the good Reflecting the childhood dance Of experience, Mire of desire explicit as film.
How long is a dream Is the same as to ask about time And the time that it’s taken To organize, star in, produce and direct - (You do/are all four) Constructions so tricky and dotty and flighty It might take one years To write out all those fears, hopes and wishes Compressed into minutes From snippet to whole.
How long is a dream, In its limits or boundlessness Fluff as reality stuffed into seconds. Puzzling, perplexing, It keeps a man guessing, The question as madd’ning As how long is string?
How Long Is A Dream? 1.25.2017 Circling Round Reality; Nature Of & In Reality; Arlene Corwin