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Poet’s notebook: ' Where the pipe ends'

By dlindorff - Posted on 17 December 2016

The pipe ends at Standing Rock.

That is also where

We Dream the end to oil.

                        -- Gary Lindorff


            I’ve been thinking a lot about Dreaming (big), as opposed to small ‘d’ dreaming. We have a lot to learn from events at the tribal gathering at Standing Rock which serves as as an example of a people Dreaming large. By stepping into our abilities to Dream large we tap into a great reserve of strength and vision that is always there, that comes with being human. I like to think that all cultures have their own way of tapping into their Dreaming as source, as grounding for engaging in a life of greater meaning and monumental action. Dreaming is Dreaming together, as one. But how do we Dream collectively without behaving like soldiers or termites or worker-bees, being ruled by a rigid programmatic closed-ended Dreaming as depicted in the film, “The Matrix”? Dreaming together consciously calls for a vision...


For the rest of this Porm and commentary by ThisCantBeHappening! resident poet GARY LINDORFF, please go

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