Deep In The Forest

XXXIV.

Deep, deep,

    Deep

         In the forest

               In India -

She ran, we ran,

Escaping danger;

Running,

Running,

Running.

Suddenly

Losing

Each other ~

Deep in those

Dense woods,

So dark,

So ominous,

Frightening ~

So deep

In India.

Till finally

There materialized

A wide narrow deep

Decorated closet

Like Carnival -

Deep in the forest

           In India.


Or was it

Africa?

Or China?

Or Peru?

No, it seemed that

It was deep woods

                       In India.

There she was.

  ♣♥♦♣♥♦♣♥♦♣

In the closet ~

Too small for one

But enough for all

To rest

And wait ~

    So deep

        In India.


After all

      It was merely

             Deep in a dream ~

Like me.


_____© Nellieanna H. Hay

Dec. 21, 2010


It was a dream. Unusual for me to dream these days, though I dreamt I could fly when I was a child and dreamt of an unusual house later on. This time, I had overslept, but the dream of the forest in India and the strange carnival-like isolated closet where my granddaughter and I found refuge awakened me. It was vivid, colorful, a little scary ~ but more adventuresome than scary. So I ran and jotted down this poem and thought, ~ why not share it? So here it is.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Saleheen - YES, it was quite an adventure. Truthfully, I'm such a desert rat that both oceans and forests are pretty scary for me anyway. So, yes - the closet was most welcome!

But in the dream the forest seemed normal enough, almost familiar and I was so aware that it was India. That really amazed me. Fun to sort of visit even in a far-out dream!

While running through the woods, I was aware of some unspecified danger and also that my eldest grown granddaughter was with me. I'd stopped for a moment and she went on so that I lost which way she'd gone. I searched and was near giving up. So finding her in that closet was such a relief.

I guess it was about when I was waking up and aware of being in a cramped space, since I'd slept on the couch. Seemed like this closet edifice was narrow in depth too, but tall and wide, with shelves or something so that more than one person could be accommodated reclining. Don't ask how one got to the shelves! Dreams are not necessarily practical. LOL.

It was most interesting, not all unpleasant - and the colors both of the forest and the carnival-decorated closet were and still are quite vivid in my memory.

Thank you for the delightful response!


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Feline Prophet 5 years ago from India

You're dreaming about India? That has to be significant!:)


ralwus 5 years ago

And not a tyger-tyger in sight! Rage-rage against the fright.


Sophia Angelique 5 years ago

Beautifull Nellie! :)


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Mentalist acer 5 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

Quite a dream Nellieanna,the familiarity of a closet seems to suggest the forrest's way of keeping you safe.;)


SilverGenes 5 years ago

What a lovely adventure to have and as ralwus said, the tigers stayed out of sight. The photos are gorgeous and I really enjoyed the video, too :)


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

HELLO, FP! - I have to wonder about that myself!! Without landmarks to identify the country but still to have such a deep sense that it was India was amazing, too! In fact, India is awesome and the sense of it from the dream is still with me. Thank you so much for the visit!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Charlie. I know! It needed a tiger. Well, since the danger was unidentified in the dream, I'll bet it was one or more tigers. I think I'd like to have had a tiger. Thanks for the li'l poem.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Sophia - thank you! Always so good to see you! How lovely for you to see the beauty.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

I think you're right, Acer. In spite of the sense of a danger, I felt sort of nurtured by the forest- and especially by that closet. I"m sort of that way about my home, in fact. So safety is an issue. Thanks for the interesting comment!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Alexandra - thank you. It was quite a vivid adventure, for sure, even without any wild animals. ;->

Isn't that young singer lovely? Thank you for the visit and wonderful comments! Hugs.


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Rhonda Waits 5 years ago from The Emerald Coast

Wow. Great poem. A beautifully well written, exciting, and glorious poem. What a dream. A sweet wonderful dream. Thanks for sharing it. Voted up. Loved the pictures.


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SteveoMc 5 years ago from Pacific NorthWest

Now you have me reading poetry all the time. Darn you. It was vivid and fun to read, you know I like short lines. Beautifully illustrated, too. Thanks once again for your contributions.


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ChrisLincoln 5 years ago from Orange (or Lemon...) County, California

Nellieanna,

Loved the interplay between the words and the pictures. It is rare that I remember dreams, but you seem to have captured the intensity that we all feel at some time or another,

Chris


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kirutaye 5 years ago from London, UK

I love it. What a vivid dream. I was spooked for a moment but it looked mostly like fun.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful dream. :o))


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Rhonda - thank you so much for those very nice words of praise! Made me feel great! Thanks for the votes too!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Steve - wow - You are quite a conquest! hehe. Glad you enjoyed it. I can write poetry with longer lines and occasionally I have done so. But it naturally comes out normally in abbreviated, usually succinct, lines and words. So thank you for reading and liking it! I truly appreciate it.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Chris, I so rarely dream and/or remember dreams myself. For some reason this one really captured me. Then, too - I wrote down something immediately. Otherwise, it probably would have vanished like morning dew as usual. Thank you for your great comments.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

hehe Saleheen! Well - perhaps my dream-brain just ddn't consider that very nice possibility! It would have been a challenge to think of a Bangladeshi forest and there were no signs or landmarks to assist it. Perhaps it was one and I just didn't recognize it! Thanks for the gallant offer to have rescued me if I'd known! :-)


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

kirutaye - I admit that at first as I was dreaming, I felt more spooked myself. But as it progressed, even as I ran, I seemed to gain more calmness & confidence that it would turn out OK. Then the colorful closet was certainly cheerful, though puzzling. being out in the middle of nowhere. And it was so tall and wide, while being so thin in depth, I was wondering even in the dream what kept it upright. Was truly unbalanced, little more than a very thick wall! LOL

Thanks for coming by and commenting!! Always a pleasure to see you!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Aha, Saleheen! There you go! Sounds like the perfect explanation! Now I'm going to have to get out my illustrated National Geographic World Atlas and retrace my sojourne through Sundarban! What fun that will be!! Thanks for this clue! And that would explain the total change of scene to include that colorful closet, wouldn't it? aha!


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Pamela99 5 years ago from United States

I have had a few dreams that were very vivid and I remember them well. I use to dream I could fly quite frequently when I was a child also. Most of the time I only remember twinges of them. I like the way you wrote this poem, then adding the pictures brought it alive. Lovely poem, rated up.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Actually I researched pretty extensively for just the right photos to include with the poem which were most like what my impressions of the greenery or vegetation of that forest. So the photos probably describe it better than my words would. You know how dreams are, especially of an unfamiliar dense forest. I didn't pause long enough to really study leaves or bark. I just had an impression of the denseness and green mass of it.

Remember, I'm a person who was born and lived my growing-up years where trees are scarce and those that are there don't tend to be the lush kind found in the forest of my dream. As a child I pictured heaven as a green place because green was scarce except in small areas. My environment was the opposite of forest or jungle. So my mental library is more limited when it comes to that. Ask me to describe rocks or cactus - and I can get more specific. LOL. I have lived near some woods, too, but I didn't "cut my teeth" on that kind of environment.

If you can tell anything by those pictures I found to illustrate my dream, that might help identify what place it was. That would be so thrilling to know!


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saddlerider1 5 years ago

No surprise with the beautiful colorful artistic style you have in your poetic voice and creations. It comes as no surprise that you would dream so vividly of a colorful forest and carnival, which so happened to be in India.

No better place to be with those colors. I am glad you awoke refreshed and smiling I bet to:0)) Hugs from the Saddle.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Thank you, Pamela! I'm fascinated that we share dreaming of flying as children! My dreams as a kid of flying became so "real" that in the dream I was declaring that I wasn't dreaming, that I really could fly! LOL. And I was always trying to escape kidnappers. It was during the kidnapping of the Charles Lindbergh baby that I started these dreams of escaping kidnappers by running and then flying. Mother's assurances that I wouldn't be a target for kidnappers did not assuage my fears. LOL. I needed to have a backup plan, I guess. hehe

Then I had a repetitive dream for years as an adult of a house. Not an ordinary house but very different. I could describe it in detail. I investigated it frequently, felt I knew it's many facets well. I haven't had that one for many years, though. It's still as vivid in my memory as those flying ones of my childhood. I dream in vivid color and sometimes am aware of scents and other kinds of sensory imagery.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Ken - yes - I did awaken refreshed and smiling. I couldn't wait to write something down about it - and it happened to come out as an odd poem. Then to put it together with pictures which helped illustrate it was really fun. The video doesn't exactly describe my dream but it does seem compatible with the spirit of it. I didn't know that singer before but now I'm a fan. She has a very sweet sound and lovely imagery too.

Now perhaps Saleheen will be able to help me pinpoint where I was or at least where it might have been, in general. That would be so exciting. I must admit that I feel a certain kinship now with that part of the world which I had not felt so keenly before my dream! Thank you so much for the lovely comments, my friend!


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msorensson 5 years ago

Thank you for sharing this beautiful dream, Nellieanna. There are worlds within worlds and they all merge so what does it matter where it happened? What is important is how you felt when you woke up.

Much love, always,

Melinda


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MartieCoetser 5 years ago from South Africa

It could be, Nellieanna, that the dream may probably be a metaphor of your relationship with you granddaughter. Determine the feelings the objects in your dream arouse in you – India, the forest, carnival, the colors, and the closet - and compare it with how you experience your relationship with her. The Carnival closet is something special, provoking amazement and also joy and peace, although cramped – just for the two of you, but obviously not really comfortable to be in for a too long period. Thus moments of amazing pleasure with her – like your visits to carnivals when you were a child. But to get there, you are not in the desert (your comfort zone), but in a forest – her world – foreign to you, somehow scary, but interesting and exotic. You sometimes loose her, just to find her again in a special and unique space. Give it some thought. Only you will be able to determine if this could be possible. But it is not a bad dream. On the contrary, it resembles a special and gratifying adventure with your granddaughter, or even with someone you consider being as close to you as she is. Lots of love and hugs from me to you.


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DREAM ON 5 years ago

Could it be the indian food you ate the other night that made your stomach uneasy and you dream so vividly you translated it to being lost in India.The love of your grandaughter kept you save through the whole adventure because she was the last person you saw that day.Then the carnaval was your next story in the making of excitement and thrills on every level.I am so glad you share your thoughts and dreams of wonder.You live a fascinating life and dream one too.


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VioletSun 5 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

What a dream! And you have the ability to turn your dream into a visually beautiful poem, art and photos. I wonder what the dream means, will read the comments to see if anyone has ideas.

Early this year, I dreamt of a huge white tiger, about 6 feet, walking past three huge holes on the earth, where one could easily fall into. The tiger was not menacing to me. I tried to find out what this dream meant, even googled animal totems, and received replies from friends that didn't resonate with me. Lo and behold, my nephew wrote in Facebook a few nights ago (he didn't know about my dream) that this year is the year of the Tiger,(according to Chinese astrology) starting Feb 2010 and ending in Feb 2011, and that the tiger protects one from three elements; fires, ghosts and intruders. Its amazing, I had this dream around Jan or Feb of this year and had the symbolic three dangers.

Once again, its a pleasure to experience a visually beautiful hub from our Hubpages artist and poet in residence!


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VioletSun 5 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

HA! Was reading the comments, and the tiger comments. I replied to you about my tiger dream, without reading the comments first. :) If I come up with an interpretation of your dream, I will post it here.


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SilentReed 5 years ago from Philippines

Perhaps you were not dreaming. A carnival like decorated closet deep in the forest of India..hmm...a teleporter like the ones in the "Harry Potter" movies? or a portal through the wormhole of time and space :)


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Hello, hello, 5 years ago from London, UK

As always a brilliant poem. The wonderful pictures added the reality of the dream to it. Ab solutely wonderful


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christopheranton 5 years ago from Gillingham Kent. United Kingdom

Beauty seems to follow you around Nellieanna, both in and out of your dreams, and then you scatter the delightful dust for the rest of us through your poems, and your lovely pictures. I expected something special from you at Christmas, and you didnt disappoint.

Thank you.

The song was lovely as well.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

That's true, Melinda, it could be any place - not necessarily even on this planet, though my sense of its location was such an integral part of this particular dream - the forest there. It was a good experience and that is what is important! But the locale was unfamiliar otherwise so it could be representative of some place I've never been before.

Thanks, sweet lady!

Hugs - Nellieanna


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Martie - what an in-depth analysis! Definitely not a bad dream, and I do have and have always had a special relationship with Carla since her birth. Possi ly all of the above interpretations fit at times. The dream really did seem to depict a very pleasant situation overall. Thank you so much for the special personal insight! You're the best!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Dream On - hehe. Well, I've not had any Indian food in far too long but when I've had it, it agreed with my tummy. I love it. I do use a lot of Indian curry, plain turmeric and fresh ginger in my cooking. I had a soup having those seasonings the night before the dream. Maybe that did set it up! hehe.

My darling Carla is such a help, though I only get to see her and her two teenagers a time or two per year. We are in touch often on texting and phone. When I send my gifts for the family up there in Indiana, I can just send one box to her and she sees to it that everyone gets his/hers, which is such a help, since they live in various places in Indiana.

That carnival part makes me think of Cirque du Soleil and how much I've enjoyed it the several times George Jr. took his Dad and me to a performance for our February birthdays. So who knows - maybe that will happen again sometime. In any case- as you know - one's world is boundless when one has a sense of wonder and an imagination! Thanks so much!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

VioletSun - Martie had some really insightful ideas about the dream's possible significance. One can't help but wonder. If I happen to dream it again sometime, I'll REALLY be intrigued. I have had repetitive dreams which were very vivid like this one. I can still recall it so much and that is seldom so for average dreams for me.

Your tiger dream is fascinating and then to find a kind of interpretation which rings true is exciting. George brought back a long and lean gorgeous tiger painting from China after WWII. It hangs on the wall I face sitting at my laptop. The painting technique is lovely too.

If you do come up with an interpretation of mine, I'll be most interested! Thank you!! I feel that dreams are one's own inner sight and may tap into a bigger consciousness. But whatever they are, they can be most interesting!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

SilentReed. That is an intriguing possibility. There is a movie about going through a portal of time, but set in the same space at an earlier time. "Kate and Leopold". She's from the 21st century and he's from the 19th century in New York City. Of course, time-travel is a popular fiction theme and it's always interesting to see how the transfer is accomplished in these interpretations. One of my favorites is "Somewhere In Time". It's a really beautiful story with a gorgeous music theme and setting.

I've always felt a little loosely connected with a certain fixed time and place, though I am eager to live in the actual time or moments of time as they progress. So maybe. . . . hehe Thanks for a fun possibility or two as well as the great compliments!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Christopheranton! wow! How lovely to have it accepted as a kind of Christmas offering! It happened so spontaneously that I didn't have any chance to plan it that way, but it does have elements compatible with the holidays - greenery, colorful decorations, family connection, surprise, mystery and delight. WOW. Leave it to my friend christopher to notice!! Hugs and thank you.

Yes, that song really touched my heart, too . .


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SilentReed 5 years ago from Philippines

I have seen and enjoyed both of the movies you mention.I am particularly drawn to the enchanting music of "Somewhere in time"..sweet and sad memories are recalled.Modern science may one day discover the secret of time travel,but we have been traveling through time in our memories.


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abradford55 5 years ago from Howell,MI

That was an odd but delightful dream. I enjoyed it (the pictures as well).


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cynthiaalise 5 years ago from Los Angeles

I have to say that I like the associatation and abstract nature to this one. Have you ever been to India. If so, then the association would make sense. Great pictures. They gave me a sense of the nature of the forest and the closet. Kudos. I like to write as well.


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jrsearam 5 years ago from San Juan, PR

What a wonderful dream! I love the ones that are so vivid they take on the guise of actual events and we can pretend, momentarily deluding ourselves, that they actually happened. Because of dreams I believe that I know what it's like to fly, or surf a 100 ft. wave, or dance with Grace Kelly. I know they were all dreams but my memories of them are as vivd and "real" as any memory of my waking life. Loved the poem Nell and what it made me think about. JR


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Yes, SilentReed. It's a bit amazing that Science Fiction predicts a time when we can communicate strictly by thought waves and when kinetic energy "does" things we think require physical effort. But, as you say - we already do those things, we may just not fully realize that, though our dreams may be illusions, but hardly more so thana most of the "real" things we perceive, which are "real" to us only as our brains and senses interpret them.

There might turn our to be more honesty and truth and purity in a thought-controlled existence! Anyway - memories are wonderful.

Thanks for returning and adding more of your valuable thoughts.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Hello, abradford - and welcome both to Hubpages and to my little corner of it. I just read your profile, by the way. You sound very interesting. Africa, hm? You mentioned co-authoring some novels. Were you in Africa in that capacity? I'll have to read your work and find out more!

Thank you for visiting here and hope to see you again.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Hi, cynthiaalise - lovely name! ;-)

No, I've never been to India, at least not physically. We have some outstanding writers here from India, though, & some of their descriptions are so vivid, it's like visiting there.

I wonder about dreams, though -do they ever make a lot of "sense"? LOL. I wish I had time to paint the way the closet really looked in the dream; - - very similar in colors and design to the illustrations I found to include, but the proportions were so odd: wide and tall but with very little thickness.

Thank you for the comments. I peeked at your hubsite and look forward to reading some of yours.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Nice to see you jrsearam. Glad you stopped by! Like you, I feel a personal sense of having experienced things I have only experienced as dreams. Then I think of the intensely 3D wide-screen movies that do that, - draw one into it so that it literally FEELS real and one recalls it as though it were. That's how a vivd dream is for me.

So pleased that you enjoyed this one!! Thank you!


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Docmo 5 years ago from UK

This must be one of the most beautifully designed and surreal hub I've seen, Nellieanna. Your Dream is now my dream 'cos you write so elegantly and powerfully. The words may be few but you have the power to convey so much with so little. the pictures add to the whole experience- yes that is what this is - an experience! Love it.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Docmo - that is a quite gratifying response, to feel it as an experience intto which you keyed and enjoyed. I'm honored. Thank you. I read your profice and was impressed.


poker online 5 years ago

these pictures are really great. i am really impressed to see these. i think i will add these to my collection


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Christopher Price 5 years ago from Vermont, USA

Nellieanna, Ah, "...to sleep, perchance to dream".

It seems India has been a major thread in both our lives and writing recently. I cherish my dreams, they are the treasures that make sleeping worth the otherwise wasted time.

It occurs to me that your exotic forest may have been in "INDIAna", a locale foreign yet familiar to you, and one which your granddaughter could negotiate with ease, running ahead to await you in a secret and safe sanctuary.

Whatever the spark, your dream kindled a colorful flame, lovely and lush, a warm tonic to mitigate the winter's chill.

Hugs!

CP


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

poker online - thank you! I'm very honored to be one of your very first Hubtivity visits after you've become a new member! Hope to see more of you and to be able to read your hubs, too!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Christopher P - Ah -- that's most interesting about INDIAna! I hadn't thought of that!

V-e-r-y I-n-t-e-r-e-s-t-i-n-g! But India is more so. But all's well that ends well so the Shakespearean thoughts fit well. It truly as a bright and warm spot.

Hugs and thanks for the comments!


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neeleshkulkarni 5 years ago from new delhi

the best thing to sort this out Nellie would be to come over to india.I and my wife would love to take you round the forests of India and we can always have a nice closet made which we can attach to the car and pull along and then whenever you come to forest that seems like "YOUR" forest we will just plonk it down there gt your granddaughter over and EUREKAAAAAA you will know what the dreaaaaaaam was about!!!!!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

neeleshkulkarni, Thank you! That is definitely among the best and most practical offer so far! Well, except for the closet part. This thing was a bit massive to attach to the car, or so it seemed in the dream. But you know how deceptive dreams can be. So - - if we just get the scale right, we can make one to fit on the car. From a little distance, no one would be ble to judge the size. So there's no sense trying to be to literal about a dreamed-up carnival closet, - tight? That'll work! The forest sojourne would be lovely.


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N.E. Wright 5 years ago from Bronx, NY

I really enjoyed this poem.

What I love is how it made me think about all of the dreams I have had and woke up -- as you had -- and wrote them down in my ideas' notebook.

Thanks for sharing this vivid and enjoyable poem.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!


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Kim Lynn 5 years ago

Incredible and beautiful. Love the pictures too!

Thanks,

Kim :D


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

N.E. Wright - Thanks! I'm pleased that you enjoy my little dream adventure. Hugs.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Kim Lynn - Good to see you. I'm glad you stopped by and enjoyed my hub. Thank you.


Stories Inc. 5 years ago

What a beautiful, dynamic poem. I kept me going, wondering about each line, like a poem and still dying to read the rest of it, as if it was a story. You combined the best of both worlds.

And your hub's layout is great and the pictures are simply adorable.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Stories! Thank you! What a lovely comment. Makes me feel good.


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acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

What simply beautiful words and amazing pictures.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Acaetnna - Thank you! I'm pleased!


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Dolores Monet 5 years ago from East Coast, United States

Beautiful! We were just talking about dream this past weekend and I complained about how I can't remember my dreams. Isn't is great when you recall a wonderful dream - this one was beautiful!


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Yes, Dolores - it is a treat to remember one - especially a wonderful one! I either don't dream a lot or forget them too fast to realize I've dreamt. But when occasionally I do remember one, it's usually vivid. Thank you so much for the lovely visit and comments!


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MFB III 5 years ago from United States

what a strange and lovely dream....they are such eterntainment, though often they can startle, i cherish the dreams i rember because many become poems...much like yours...Great hub~~~MFB III


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Yes, dreams which seem so "real" but are of such unusual circumstances can be quite startling! They do provide good ideas for poetry, though, as you say! And little need to make them 'make sense' - they really aren't about making sense - or not as we know it, at any rate. Thank you for the great comments, MFB!


Sunnie Day 5 years ago

Good Morning Nellieanna,

Beautiful dream! I love the way you transposed it. I have been doing the same thing, writing down dreams. Not always sure of the meaning. Just think sometimes they release us to run free for a time with no real agenda. Thank you for sharing.

Sunnie


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS Author

Hi, Sunnie. Thank you for visiting this hub. I dream spasmodically and even then, don't always remember them. I dreamt I could fly as a child - repeatedly! It was such fun! :-)


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girishpuri 4 years ago from NCR , INDIA

beautiful imagination, i am from India, i can feel the flavor of your poem, refreshing, thank you so much.


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Nellieanna 4 years ago from TEXAS Author

Hello, Girishpuri! I'm pleased that you visited and found my poem had an authentic, refreshing flavor! I can only attribute it to imagination in my dream state. During the dream sequence, it felt as if I were really there! I'd love to visit India some day. So much beauty and so much history!

Thank you!

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