‘Let’s go to Never Land and never come back till forever ends.’

Yesterday I dreamed I was free

I could move freely

I could fly anywhere

My mind was a safe place

It was like a children’s playground

That I was free to explore

I could stand in the middle of the universe

With my arms outstretched

My head lifted to see the sky above

My eyes wide and bright

The world I saw was clearly defined but with no sharp edges

I could see kindness pouring out of strangers faces

I felt warmth

All around me

It was like having some soup on the coldest day of the year

And in that moment every thing is just right

Even if it’s only soup

And it’s only a dream

But morning comes too fast

And the sun is too bright and it hurts my eyes

And it’s too hot and my arm throbs

And nothing feels as soothing as that soup did

I woke up

And all I see are sharp edges and corners that lead to scary places

People aren’t so kind

And I’m warned not to go outside

And the only place I can stretch out and look above me

Is on my bed

And so all I can do is

Hope that when sleep takes me

My dreams are about playgrounds and hot soup on a cold day and kindness all around me

But maybe if I close my eyes really right

I can stay in that dreamland just a little while longer

3 thoughts on “‘Let’s go to Never Land and never come back till forever ends.’”

  1. I’d happily stay in dreamland, too. Anything is possible, bodies aren’t broken, it’s warm and carefree and easy. I’ve had a weird thing happening since mid-August last year that sounds pretty stupid but I swear it’s true – I’ve had vivid and memorable dreams every single night. It’s getting exhausting as many are nightmares, but there are some I’ve wanted to stay in forever. I seem to keep going back to certain times in my life, like when I was with the partner I was madly and sickly-sweet in love with, before my body started falling apart. Maybe our dreams are reality, and maybe what we think is reality is actually a Nightmare On Elm Street style nightmare?xx

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