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i had a dream last night
it was about a girl
i don’t know
sadly
but i liked her
(and you can’t spell
chemistry
without REM)
she had many of
the characteristics
of someone i adore
tangible
and not
enjoyably aggravating
and then some
but it wasn’t
her
and
for the record
it wasn’t one of THOSE dreams
it was a little
but not really
but a little
dreams and love
are the only times
strangers
feel
familiar
i think
i want to meet
this girl
i think she’d like me
of course
i think that
about everyone

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  1. Matt says:

    It wasn’t one of THOSE dreams?

    Suuuuure.

  2. Sid says:

    And not enjoyably aggravating? Didn’t even know it was possible for someone to possess qualities that are NOT enjoyably aggravating. Or am I reading this incorrectly? Now that IS entirely possible.
    Sitting in my office thinking that the comments from your female readership is going to be entertaining.
    Also if you’ve already spoken to the fair maiden I’m pretty sure she already likes you …

  3. “you can’t spell chemistry without REM” – nice

    of course she’ll like you. you’re clever AND witty. and perhaps a bit “enjoyably aggravating” yourself. maybe it was a dream about you.

  4. LiLu says:

    “it wasn’t one of THOSE dreams
    it was a little
    but not really
    but a little”

    LOVE it.

    I had one of THOSE dreams about Jason Bateman the other night.

    I should probably keep that to myself.

  5. shine says:

    You can’t spell chemistry without em—r just doesn’t have the same ring to it, eh?

  6. Kara says:

    I hate dreaming – when you wake up you feel like you lost something…

  7. Amanda says:

    “tangible / and not” – I get it.

    What do you mean by “one of THOSE dreams?” (Haha, oooh, look at me – so innocent!) (And not.)

  8. Fearless says:

    I like your poems.

  9. Rii says:

    “It wasn’t one of those dreams,
    It was a little,
    But not really,
    But a little.”

    Love it!

  10. Lily says:

    oh the cuteness.

  11. MJ says:

    “Enjoyably aggravating”–nice description! I always joke that part of what I love about my man is that he annoys the hell out of me. I like to be annoyed, just enough.

  12. Janet says:

    “dreams and love
    are the only times
    strangers
    feel
    familiar”

    BRILLIANT! And so true.

  13. BS says:

    I think I might like being enjoyably aggravated. Or aggravatingly enjoyed.

  14. Kait says:

    hmmmmmm…. love

  15. JenBun says:

    Peter. Peterpeterpeter.

    You blow my mind. Every time.

    xoxox!

  16. caitopotato36 says:

    Obviously, West Wing is the best show ever. Not that I own every season and watch it constantly or anything…

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