Thursday, April 7, 2011

The Hairy Legs Dream

Image by anankkml via freedigitalphoto.net

I recently dreamt my legs were really hairy -
hairy like a brown bear's are - pretty dang scary.
Thankfully I have friends who interpret dreams.
They help me figure out what everything means.
It's likely I was fearing NaPoWrioMo defeat,
perhaps worrying that I couldn't complete,
a full month of poems without going crazy
though certainly not due to acting lazy.
So I thought I'd twist that "fear" into a rhyme
and save the hairy legs dream for another time.

© Rachel Hoyt 2011.  All rights reserved.


My NaPoWriMo poem #8


15 comments:

  1. So, mentally, you were donning your bear apparel, a suit of bravery to face your upcoming challenge?

    THen what would it have meant if you'd dreamed you were naked?

    (Or bare apparel - LOL!)

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  2. Haha. I think you've got it backwards. (Confusing poem?) I am told the hairy legs means I was afraid of something (or that I'm dominating my relationship according to the internet). Still not sure what being naked would have meant... I'd have to consult my sources. :)

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  3. Okay, let me know if you're looking for source voluteers. :)

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  4. That dream sounds pretty darn funky.
    Maybe you dreamt that you were half monkey.

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  5. A great poem! To dream of such hair, must have been a bit of a scare!

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  6. Legs represent your strength and walk and hair represents covering or protection!!! Hair is also your GLORY...

    So, it looks like you are WALKING in the right direction!!! ;)

    Great dream!

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  7. @Eric - I am always happy to have more sources for dream interpretation (even if made up). :)

    @Bryan - Nah, the half monkey is my boyfriend. LOL :)

    @Jessica - It did bring a scare to see so much hair down there! :)

    @Farfalla Dreams - You sound like you know what you're talking about! :) And... I love your interpretation! :) Thanks!!

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  8. Maybe your dream was showing you how strong you are and that you will complete your challenge?????

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  9. To me it's saying that you're too busy to even shave your legs - Now ET on days like that! that's what slacks and jeans are for - so keep writing :)

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  10. Wow, interesting dream interpretation!
    But at least you got a cool poem out of it and you are still going strong on the challenge! :-)

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  11. Love your rhyming prose. Very enjoyable to read.

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  12. @Mary - I certainly hope that is the meaning! :)

    @SJ - Yep, long skirts or pants for me! LOL.

    @SweepyJean - That was the plan! I still need another burst of momentum. Hopefully tonight or tomorrow...

    @Matty - Thanks! I see you became a new follower. :) So glad you decided to join the smiley rhyming fun. :)

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  13. I'd rather dream of hairy legs than hairy spiders! LOL

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  14. Laughing...This is so funny. Thaks for sharing.

    I enjoy reading everyone's comments.

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  15. @Jinksy - I'm not a big fan of spiders either... but they're in my yard quite often. :)

    @Andy - I'm glad you got a laugh out of my dream! The comments made it WELL worth writing. :)

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Rhyming or not, I would like a lot to hear the thoughts my words brought...