I have experienced this too, many times. Whole stories with lots of characters interacting; many of them I have never met before; some composites of people I already know; some people who are dead but still remembered. It is thrilling to dream like this, and I do think it can serve as a springboard for waking creative work too.

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Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.

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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.

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