“Dog Dreams” / Memorable Fancies #1676

What do dogs dream of? Yes, they do have dreams; you can tell by their sometime twitches and moans while they’re sleeping, their sometimes strange response to us in their first moments after waking. By their long association with people, perhaps at times they dream they are – people, themselves. And are you, readers, perhaps dogs asleep even now, dreaming that... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“Heavenly Dreams” / Memorable Fancies #1670

[“To dream that you are resurrected from the dead” – from What Your Dreams Mean] Suddenly I’m here again. What happened? I look around. People in white robes are standing around me, staring down at me. One raises a scalpel... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“Boots” / Memorable Fancies #217

[Neuroscientists find a way to record dreams as the dreamer experienced them.] Dream-recording can be forced by order of FISA in the case of accused terrorists, including those who merely served as their pastry-chefs or vanity publishers. Perhaps, was the hope, these people would dream about their co-conspirators, or where the dirty bombs were, or which American city would be next. But the accused dreamed only about Guantanamo, their cage, the boots of their guards. [Click ‘Random Post’ … [Read more...]

“Metadreaming” / Memorable Fancies #1169

[“Someone says ‘I believe I am now dreaming’” – Wittgenstein] I dreamed I was dreaming, and then I woke – or was I still dreaming even then? And even now, while I’m telling you this,... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“Promise” / Memorable Fancies #574

     “I promise,” he said to his bride, “that I will tell you each morning my dreams of the night”; and she pledged the same to him. They confessed, each day, their betrayals. <END>      If you liked this post, please tell your friends and share a comment here or in StumbleUpon, Reddit, Facebook, or other social websites.      Subscriptions to this blog are available at www.amazon.com/author/terencekuch or at www.bit.ly/Fancies. – or you can just Follow this blog. You can also … [Read more...]

“Three Memories of Love” / A Memorable Fancy / Dark and Unexpected Fiction #369

[“I have dreamed so much of you that you are losing your reality.” – Robert Desnos] 1.    I don’t remember falling in love with you. I don’t remember when it happened, or what I was thinking of just then, or what I said before or what you said after, or perhaps nothing at all was said; but somehow it – just was. 2. Every memory of you, every time I think of – us, removes that time from my mind; it’s excised scrape by scrape. I remember that I used to have memories of us. I remember that … [Read more...]

“An Economy of Dreams – VII” / A Memorable Fancy #312

[Neuroscientists find a way to record dreams as the dreamer experienced them.]      Dream-snooping is considered bad form unless done by university psychology departments (as part of a government-funded scientific experiment, of course), or by the FBI. The only technical issue standing in the way of all your dreams being posted on Dreambook or Blather, or used as evidence against you, is that the dream-snoop has to be within 24 inches of your head while you’re asleep, or the dream will be too … [Read more...]

“Forgetting” / A Memorable Fancy #161

Tom awoke in the thin grey morning, gradually forgetting his dream. A slither of reason crept into his mind. Yes, he thought, this must be the real world, not that other thing. But I will forget this world, too.   … [Read more...]