1st 60 Minutes, 12:00 P.M. To 1:00 P.M. When You Are Sleeping Dreams
First Twenty 12:00 P.M. To 12:20 P.M.
Quotes: San Diego Writers, Ink: What happens when you write a poem from dream material? What happens when you carve out time to write verse about that one dream that seemed mysterious, funny, disconnected, deep? Why do you keep having a recurrent dream or a dream with the same themes? Find out with poet Jim Moreno at SD Writers, Ink.
Katherine Mansfield (New Zealand poet): The mind I love must have wild places, a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop in the heavy grass, an overgrown little wood, the chances of a snake or two, a pool that nobody’s fathomed the depth of, and paths threaded with flowers planted by the mind. She died at 34 years of age.
Steve Kowit: Influenced in part by Freud’s ideas, a group of brilliant poets and painters in the early decades of the (20th) century conceived a program to create an art that would celebrate and and explore the powerful reality of the unconscious-the turbulent river that streams beneath the surface of consciousness…
Kowit: Out of that impulse to explore and transform our reality by giving voice to the strange language of the unconscious the Surrealistic movement was born. Surrealist paintings by Jean Arp, Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, & Rene Magritte, have make surrealism…familiar to the general public.
Carl Jung: Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate. I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud. Dreams… are invariably seeking to express something that the ego does not know & does not understand.
Five Choices of many in Writing a Dream Poem: 1. Story 2. Emotion 3. Detail 4. Who 5. You.
Play: Reading by Joy Harjo – September 15, 2016 (Start at 6:24, end at 8:08)
Edgar Allan Poe ~ A Dream Within A Dream, Poem with text (1:43)