Taste The Dream [on KS Friday]

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I just finished reading The Hundred Year House by Rebecca Makkai. There is an image in the book that I adore. A fish dreaming of a root beer float. In fact, the root beer float is the fish’s greatest dream, a seemingly impossible one to achieve. A little girl offers a solution. The fish should be in the root beer float, eating the dream from the inside.

Living inside the dream rather than chasing it. Language matters. Dreams are notoriously ethereal, very difficult to grasp. Impossible to chase. Wrap your fingers around a dream and it changes shape.

But, to stand within the dream, to live inside it, savoring each moment lived as a bite from life. A taste of the dream. No chase necessary. A fish in a root beer float. Each new day a bite to be relished. Each new day a taste of the dream.

 

EACH NEW DAY on the album RIGHT NOW is available on iTunes & CDBaby

 

read Kerri’s blog post about EACH NEW DAY

 

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each new day/right now ©️ 2010 kerri sherwood

One Response

  1. Interesting topic you chose to write about. If you were into Fritz Perls, the creator of Gestalt Therapy, you would subscribe to the notion that we are every character in our dreams since we create the drea and all of the characters therein. The Gestalt Therapist would have us relive the dream through the eyes of each character (human or otherwise) in order to understand the meaning. It’s a fascinating approach and usually brings insights that are pretty amazing.

    Love to you and Kerri,

    Arnie

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