Monday, October 8, 2012

In Praise of Dreams

I'm quoting here:

"In my dreams
I paint like Vermeer van Delft.

I speak fluent Greek
and not just to the living.

I am gifted
and write mighty epics.

I fly the way we ought to,
i.e., on my own.

I'm a child of my age,
but I don't have to be.

A few years ago
I saw two suns.

And the night before last a penguin,
clear as day."

- Random lines from In Praise of Dreams by Polish poet Wisława Szymborska
who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996.
 - Photo of Dreaming of Tiger Spring, located in Hangzhou, China

Yes, I too have dreams where I can 
do it all, be it all, see it all, experience it all.
Then I wake up. It's a shame really.

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