Sunday, January 23, 2005

dreams...

What do dreams tell you, about your life, where you’re at perhaps, emotionally? In the space of this week alone, I’ve had 3 vivid ones… at least the ones I do remember…
The first one: I saw in the horizon, against the blue sunny sky, a hundred foot tsunami-like wave heading towards me and others... I frantically try to run away, knowing well that I won’t escape that imminent monster…

The second: I dreamt I had a friend who were buddies with the band members of Butterfingers (a Malaysian grunge band). I turned up for their gig just before the show starts… Suddenly they tell me that I had to stand in for their lead singer… I panicked as I realized I do not know the lyrics of their songs…Last I remember, I was trying to convince Loque, the lead guitarist, that I wasn’t up to the job, that I just don’t know the words… yet they insisted… As the music starts, I face the mic and crowd, fear clouding my thoughts…

3rd dream, just this afternoon: I was in Greece, visiting my old friend, Pandelis… I remember being in the hotel room, when the thought hit me that I was about to miss my return flight… The fear and tension was so heavy, as I think of ways to solve the problem… I try to call the airline to change my departure time…

They say dreams reveal the preoccupation of your subconscious… Is my body trying to say something? Am I stuck in a place where I feel there’s no way out? I wonder what Jung or Freud said about dreams...

3 Comments:

At 3:14 PM, Blogger Sivin Kit said...

MLK Jr. said it well "I have a dream" http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/Ihaveadream.htm. I mentioned it in contrast to Mr. Bush's inauguration speech this morning.

 
At 8:27 PM, Blogger y2k said...

Hey Best Man, this is my first visit to your blog, somewhat belatedly. Thanks for putting all these things down on writing... you've been such an encouragement me through your meditations. That's partly my answer to your first posting!.

You know, I've also had musings similar to your dream of replacing the lead singer umprepared, but a bit more fantastical. I'm an avid concertgoer as you know... I've always wondered what would happen if I suddenly switch bodies with the performer just as he takes to the stage to play a major recital. Wierd.

 
At 3:02 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i remember i had something similar to your 1st dream. i actually developed a habit of writing down my dreams in a notebook (it's fun when i reread them!). people were hanging on for dear lives onto KLCC as big huge waves swept the building. =s

there are even times when i've had so many realistic ones that i can't differentiate dreams from reality.

 

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