Synchronicities: Dreamer meets Poetry — plus a bargain

If you’re a Dreamer & a Writer, you’ll want to check out my upcoming workshop: “The Poetic Dream” Sat. Sept. 19, 2015, 2-5 p.m., at Patchwork Farm Retreats in western Mass. (See post for details.)

All the Snooze That's Fit to Print

From the Labyrinth at Springbank Retreat Center, Kingstree, SC

Today I was wandering downtown in the rain when I found a book on the sale rack of our local bookstore titled, Kabbalah and the Power of Dreamingby Catherine Shainberg. Right there three of my favorite things merged into one: Kabbalah, Dreaming and … a bargain!

Then, three pages in I found this quote:

The poet’s eye, in fine frenzy rolling,

Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven;

And as imagination bodies forth

The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen

Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing

A local habitation and a name.

— Theseus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

Another favorite: A Midsummer Night’s Dream is among my favorite Shakespearean plays (King Lear is the other). The connection between dreams, poetry, and imagination was making this $6.39 purchase…

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