Conversations For Transformation:
Essays Inspired By The Ideas Of Werner Erhard
Conversations For Transformation
Essays By Laurence Platt
Inspired By The Ideas Of Werner Erhard
In My Dreams You're Me
Petrified Forest, Calistoga, California, USA
October 7, 2006
I am indebted to
who uttered a phrase* I
borrowed for this conversation.
You came to me in my dream. It's been too long since I felt my raw
rising attraction to your body. Maybe it's your undulating candy apple
red thong infuriating my desire like a matador's cape to a bull. Maybe
it's because the way we were is ebb tide revealing the rock pools of my
sentimentality. Maybe it's a your pheromone my
testosterone midnight medley.
I know I love you. But you're only here when I dream. That's typical.
That's so us. I give you the best of my love yet you're never
really here. Except in my dreams. Then you're real. I want
you. I'm empty without you. When I wake into reality I discover you
gone. As long as you don't return I'm left with only emptiness and your
It's my dreams in which you appear. This isn't astral
travel nor telekinetic activity nor visit by teleport beam. This is no
out of body experience. It's a dream. It's
just a dream, and it's my dream.
So all that all that you, and all that deepest
secret nobody knows*
is me. In my dreams you're me! This is where I love you. This is where
we're one. This is where we are I, and this is where I'm whole. Here
there's no in love with. Here there's only in
love. This is mine - all mine! How can I miss you when