I was poor, sick and working part time at the Stanford Library. I wrote my dreams every morning no matter what--even if that made me late for work. My bosses and co-workers saw me as a space case and a slob (I had no good clothes). But after seeing John Belushi as "Samurai Optometrist" on Saturday Night Live, I dreamed I was... Samurai Librarian.
Stalk through glass doorsDreamwork does take samurai discipline.
Dreams inevitably lead you on paths in conflict
with undreamers' values. That's their job. And
your discipline--the Samurai robe--looks to the
undreamers like superstition and laziness--
the bathrobe of a slob. Late for work because
you had to write a DREAM? Doing what
your DREAMS say? You mistake dreams for
REALITY! And so on. And so on!
That Samurai returned in other dreams--
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