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Amphibians

Dreams of frogs, salamanders, toads, newts, efts, axolotls... well, okay, I lied. They're nearly all frogs. I didn't know till I ran the search. Only a few newts made the cut. It's not like no one dreams about them... but somehow, the interesting ones were mostly frogs. Go figure.

So what do amphibians mean in dreams? The stock answer is "metamorphosis," of course, but MY dreams at least seem to zero in on their peculiar shapes and wet, slippery skin and primitive brains (and eyes) and most of all, that delightful diet of flies. On the list of creatures I'd like to be, they're at the bottom. Or so I thought. Yet, in some of these dreams, I AM a frog, and quite comfortable with it. The dreaming mind disproves another conscious affectation! Mammals are such snobs...

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DREAMKU, APRIL 2007: by Roswila; various dates up to April 2007; 30 dream-poems--mostly haiku but some longer
Dream haiku laid out like a calendar. Roswila's favorite is the pirate, but mine is the were-salamander...
FROG: by Wayan; 120K, 2000/4/19, a narrative digital picture-poem
I was single and tired of kissing frogs. Then I realized--I AM one. Or worse: a pretentious polliwog...
FROG ORDERS: by Wayan; 1986/7/4, a dream on piety.
I'm in medieval England on a mission from God, but I meet a Priestess on a mission from...well, we argue.
I FIGHT FOR BEAUTY: by Wayan; 1990/1/1, an incubated dream within a dream within a dream.
From Hawaii to Wyoming, I fight for beauty, always waking to find I'm someone new...
THE KENNERBIRD: by Wayan; 1973/5/20; a naive shamanic dream.
I'm a cartoon flamingo; with my sisters, the frog and the rabbit-squirrel, I meet our Maker--the cartoonist...
THE MATING GAME: by Wayan; 1992/3/18, a dream of spillover.
A TV crew invades the house, setting up for a special. I didn't expect to see a president on the work crew...
NEWT WEDDING: by Emily Joy; spring 1995, 100k, a six-year-old's epic dream
Through wild jungles and over the Mattress Mountains, I lead a giant purple newt to love...
SLITHY: by Xanthe; 120K, 1989-90, a recurrent dream image
An amber stream recurring in my dreams led me to meet a huge, strange being, Slithy...
SUNLIGHT'S THE CURE: by Wayan; 1990/12/29, a dreamtale.
I find the cure for an alien plague, then visit the world it came from, to find it has a curious variant...
CAUTION: SEX CUSTOMS OF THE NEWT PEOPLE! MY COUSIN'S GAY WEDDING!


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The World Dream Bank has 2300 dreams plus 1000 more pages on dreamwork, shamanism, surrealism, fantasy, worldbuilding, creativity and genius. Site © Chris Wayan 2001-2013.

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