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Reply Email From Subby Conscience

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Reply Email From Subby Conscience

(Gail's note: This is the sequel to the Email to Subby Conscience poem.)

To: gadeb@zzzsmail.com
From: Subby Conscience
Re: Communication between You and Me
Date: February 14, 2012

While I sneak  and scheme in your chaotic REM
I am doing nothing more than being a friend.

Those dream-swirls and ‘mare-tugs purge your mind’s eye
so that your psyche can grow and won’t suddenly die.

While you’re gripping tightly to antique feelings that won’t budge
I’m prying them out; giving them a strong nudge.

And as you grudgingly work through a feeling or two
I am working my hardest to make you feel what is true.

I even may help you work out a solution or two
Because during the day you are too busy to.

Who else provides perks that allow you to be
both young and old in the very same dream?

So tell me dear, and answer me this.
What would you do if many nights I missed

And was sneaking around in another soul’s REM
What would your sanity be like then?

Without my help to work out thoughts
That keep you quite sane…

Would you then turn around
And try to cast blame?

Saying Subby’s absence caused you to act like a drip?
Saying Subby’s absence caused your tongue to Freudian slip?
 
Instead your mind can skyrocket and cozily soar
After I recede in the A.M. and work behind your mind’s door.

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  1. Date: 4/27/2012 10:43:00 AM
    congrats on feature for your wonderful poem....Patrick

  1. Date: 4/8/2012 6:59:00 AM
    Again - You got it sistah. Dream on. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 12:37:00 AM
    Gail, I love both these poems about the active role of our dreaming self in working things out for us behind the scenes. Love the "skyrocket and cozily soar." Love Subby's rhetorical questions. You raise consciousness of another part of ourselves we should "see" and appreciate!

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 9:10:00 AM
    Nicely done Gail. - oxox Anne-Lise