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Dreams of the Absurd

Now it's common to dream about falling
From far in the sky high above
But to land in a lion's mouth opening
Why couldn't I fly like a dove?

Now appearing at work in the nude
In reality that would cause a strike
I'm afraid I'm the one who'd get sued
Wake up before you cause great fright

And then comes bizarre eroticism
With a person I never liked
My dreams, an out of control organism
Are my thoughts just wacko and psyched?

One night I was trapped in a church
With my wife who is not a bimbo
Bullets were fired, many fired back
By my wife, a female Rambo

So your dreams can be fun and exciting
While mine tend to be so absurd
As sun sets and sky turns to nighting
I hope no one gives me the bird

May 5th, 2013

For Russell's Dream Contest

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  1. Date: 5/7/2013 7:59:00 AM
    Very nice n witty Piece. Trust that you are well Rick :)

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 8:14:00 AM
    I can't but grin... Thanks for this piece~A.O

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 7:23:00 PM
    Rick this put a smile on my face and a laugh in my breath. Lol, great job. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 3:54:00 PM
    lol Rick made me smile ...Seren

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 3:22:00 PM
    lol, love the last line - congrats on your wins

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 10:38:00 AM
    Rick, it's a treat to read your poetry. Love the humor and thanks for the chuckle!

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 9:13:00 AM
    this is a very entertaining one for the contest! good luck for a big win.

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 6:53:00 AM
    I have dreamt of many animals in my dreams but I can honestly say I never landed in a lion's open mouth. Thanks for the write and good luck on the contest.