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The Reality of Dreams

This post deviates from my usual telling of actual events, though to me, this event was actual, hauntingly so. I want to tell you about a frightening dream I had. Although this bizarre unconscious imagining rebelled against the laws of the conscious world, there was nothing imagined about the emotions it stirred. When I awoke, its memory lingered, the way I remember my real but fading childhood. Here is the dream, to the best of my recollection — a story fitting for Halloween. . . . (more…)