To Windows and Dreams

The end of the day
when the body rests in harmonious partnership with comfort
an oxymoron to uncertainty, the human will relive
its subconscious babble in the dream.
how many manifestations of destiny exist behind windows
when life is about choice and time is about limits
bury the rest in clay of different colors
body from the Earth, mind from the Divine
peering through the windows of what is lost
the sight of mounds and mounds I sleep.

I sleep now feeling weighed upon by all I have lost to the ego.
There are dreams to be had—in tonight’s I’ll be flying.

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About Kate Houck

Educator. Human. Poet. Seeking truth through experience.
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12 Responses to To Windows and Dreams

  1. Wonderful poem Kate. Happy flying!

  2. JC says:

    This is wonderful… I’ve not heard of dreams described in such a way, You have me wanting to dream tonight…

  3. inesephoto says:

    I would love to fly in my dreams 🙂 Beautiful poem!

  4. sanberdooboy says:

    i especially like the line, “when life is about choice and time is about limits.” i often feel the same way. the repetition gives it a satisfying sound.

  5. 5h2o says:

    ‘the sight of mounds and mounds I sleep’ — evocative. Love this image and the lay of the line.

  6. Pingback: Calling All Creative Minds/Poets to a poetic collaboration – “When Dreams Fade Away” | forgottenmeadows

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