In dream analyses
water = the mind, emotions, unconscious
We can dance in the shallows.
Splash and laugh in the small waves.
Dip toes in twinkling, sun-dappled
Luxuriate on warm quartz sand,
and white horse fantasy.
It’s when the night comes
and the dark oceans swell.
as the kelp sways
in bottle green under-currents,
moon-controlled and mysterious…
That we plumb the depths
and explore our inner longings
and true passions.
© stormwolf 2023
Dive deep. Yes. Lovely lines and well thought out conceit. I like this contrast between the day-life and night-life. While we appear awake during the day, cavorting through those shallows 🙂 it doesn’t mean we’re particularly conscious, does it? But when we appear UNconscious, at night, that’s when we can become so much more aware of who we really are. What is going on with us. Through our dreams. I believe this, too. Interestingly enough, I’ve got a poem on hold which is all about water. Or rather what the water ‘stands for’, metaphorically speaking. I’ll have to post it… Read more »
Yes, Bel. I think we are kindred spirits 😉
There is a place for superficiality and also for depth.
Balance in all things.