Posts tagged "california"
I dream that I'm in subways

I dream that I’m in subways

I dream that I’m in subways, tunnels, riding trains that are diesel and electric in cities all over, riding for miles and hours. I’ve had this dream in Boston, Chicago, New York, L.A., London, Paris, Philadelphia, Tokyo and Moscow. San Francisco as well.

I remember pinching the edges of a woman’s face

I remember pinching the edges of a woman’s face because she was sitting in my chair. She ignored me and laughed. It was a dinner party and we were all dressed as birds.

A Busby Berkeley production number

A Busby Berkeley production number where I am standing on a toilet and there is a group of statuesque chorus girls circling the pot, flushing the toilet in syncopation with the music–an odd mix of John Williams, Richard Rogers and Danny Elfman. I remember seeing this all reflected on a mirror that hung overhead, like...

I was at a theater and Tom Waits was playing the piano

I was at a theater and Tom Waits was playing the piano while some movement was going on at the other end of the stage. After the show he went into a private dining area and I couldn’t get in. so I was walking up a flight of stairs and suddenly there he was, kinda...

Dream of riding through a suburban landscape on a bike

Dream of riding through a suburban landscape on a bike, and noticing here and there, on this beautiful day, stray lions resting beside the road. They must have escaped from a zoo or a circus. Nobody seems to notice; life goes on. I decide when I get home to call the police, and then a...

I have a recurring dream about a house

I have a recurring dream about a house. Sometimes it is a house that is familiar to me where I have lived in the past, sometimes it is supposed to represent a house I know but bears no actual resemblance to it (although I don’t notice this until I wake up). Sometimes it seems very...