thunder in the middle of his dream diary

 


6 Responses

  1. Garry Says:

    dear diary
    it's been quite awhile
    since my last . . .

  2. MaryJo Says:

    Like this John.

  3. janewilliams Says:

    last entry in his dream diary a single clap of thunder

  4. Alan Summers Says:

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    thunder in the middle of his dream diary

    —JOHN MCMANUS

    Strangely, I have never been able to keep a writers' dream diary yet so many poets have them form the basis of their poems. They are such a rich resource.
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    Enjoy "thunder in the middle"!
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    I normally prefer nightmares to dreams, but again they hardly make it to paper except for this one:

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    counting down
    to those waking dreams
    my skill at handguns

    Alan Summers

    Publication Credits:
    c.2.2. Anthology of short-verse ed. Brendan Slater & Alan Summers
    (Yet To Be Named Free Press 2013)

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    And the only diary haiku I wrote was this one:

    winter sun-
    leaving the farm one last time
    old diary finished

    Alan Summers
    Publications credits: Blithe Spirit vol. 5 no. 2 (1995); sundog haiku journal: an australian year, sunfast press (1997 reprinted 1998)
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  5. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    I like this one, John. It is intriguing.

    marion

  6. hammerandtongs Says:

    Intriguing.

    dear diary
    dream on
    too busy yet

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