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SEE ALSO: TRYING TO HOLD A BOX OF LIGHT (photos, realistic to abstract)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

GOLDEN GEESE (photo) & GETTING EXERCISED (dreamku series) by Roswila


she’s an excellent
teacher – her instructions and
movements clear and paced
perfectly for this large class
of folk in various shape

she even slips in
individual guidance
as needed – so I
find it easy to filter out
her religious views

her beliefs aren’t mine
but they fuel the heart of this
exceptional teacher
and we all benefit from
her high energy care

so I’m dismayed when
the big boss tells me he’s
going to let her go
precisely because of her
religious expressiveness

it’s doubly shocking since
she, he, and most of the students
have the same religion
but they can't be seen as
supporting any one view

I’m stunned into slack-jawed silence
“politically correct" run amuck yet again

[five tanka and a two-liner on a dream of 8-21-12. Photo “Golden Geese” by Roswila]

BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO DREAMKU (& PHOTOS): The dream-based poems posted on this blog -- dreamku, tanka, two-liners, and monoku -- are offered in the spirit of collaboration. I have done my part. Now it’s your turn to jump in and see what comes up for you. I.e., there is no right or wrong way to understand or interpret any of these dream offerings. Even my own understandings of them change over time. And it gives me joy when a reader sees something in any of them that I have not.

For more in-depth exploration:

-- a brief post about both dreamku and my photos THE AREN'TS OF DREAMKU & ACCOMPANYING DIGITAL PHOTOS.

-- detailed three-part post about dreamku: "A DREAMKU PRIMER: Writing Haiku-Like Poems About Your Night Dreams": PART ONE: Introduction & Writing Dreamku as Dream Work; PART TWO: Elements of the Haiku Form Used in Dreamku; and PART THREE: How to Write Dreamku (the second and third parts have some overlap).

-- a brief up-dating post about the three-part "A DREAMKU PRIMER" -- Important Up-date to A DREAMKU PRIMER....".

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‘til next time, keep dreaming,

If you wish to copy or use any of my writing or poems, please email me for permission (under “View my complete profile”). Roswila's other blogs: ROSWILA’S TAROT GALLERY & JOURNAL; ROSWILA’S TAIGA TAROT; and TRYING TO HOLD A BOX OF LIGHT.


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