07 June 2011

Night's Advice

Beware thoughts that come in the night,
even if they feel alright.
Dreams show the twisting of your mind;
and they show the truth, at times.
You never know what you will find.
Every person has both sides.
Be careful when seeking advice
from the voices in the night.

Carry On Tuesdays #108
"Beware thoughts that come in the night."
First sentence from William Least Heat-Moon's novel Blue Highways


  1. Nicely done!

  2. "Dreams show the twisting of your mind;
    and they show the truth, at times."

    My favorite couplet. I absolutely agree that an artist must be wary of dreams, yet at the same time, so many of my ideas come from those visions. I careful path to tread for sure. :D

  3. ...dreams show the twisting of mind - so true.
    Thank you for stopping by Jessica, it's nice meeting you and your poetry :)

  4. becca - thank you

    Matt - some beautiful inspirations as well things you'd rather forget, dreams are crazy things

    Eclipse - thank you for stopping by as well

  5. I agree, unless they are winning lotto numbers:)
    Great write, I like this MUCH!

  6. A wise and rational analysis. Good advice to the dreamer and the night person. Nice job.

  7. Henry - some dreams are prophetic, but usually not as straightforward as we'd like. lol

    gsb3 - thanks