EppsNet Archive: Dreams

If You Only Knew


If you only knew all the problems That a man like me has to face If you only knew all the little Things that keep a man from his place I wouldn’t want to bring you down I just don’t want to see you made a clown Nobody’s little dream come true If you only knew — Mose Allison Read more →

Why Are You Crying So Sadly?


One late autumn night, the disciple awoke crying. So the master asked the disciple, “Did you have a nightmare?” “No.” “Did you have a sad dream?” “No,” said the disciple. “I had a sweet dream.” “Then why are you crying so sadly?” The disciple wiped his tears away and quietly answered, “Because the dream I had can’t come true.” Read more →

Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven


Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. — W. B. Yeats, “Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven” Read more →

With a Little Bit of Luck


A colleague shows me a Venn diagram like this one and asks would it be possible to succeed with only two of the three elements. I say, “I suppose you could have fun dreaming big and get other people to do all the hard work.” Read more →

When Did We Forget Our Dreams?


xkcd: “The solution doesn’t involve watering down my every little idea and creative impulse for the sake of someday easing my fit into a mold. It doesn’t involve tempering my life to better fit someone’s expectations. It doesn’t involve constantly holding back for fear of shaking things up. . . .” Click through to read the whole thing . . . Read more →

Don’t Be Afraid


Last night I had a dream that I was dying. It was very peaceful. Nothing to be afraid of . . . Read more →

A Dream


Last night I dreamed that I was losing my mind. I was doing things that I knew were crazy but I couldn’t stop myself from doing them. “I’ve got to see a doctor,” I thought. “I can feel my sanity slipping away from me.” It was just a dream though . . . Read more →

Twitter: 2010-07-14


RT @eddiepepitone: Last night I dreamt about clown shoes, public nudity, tunnels, mommy, scissors and death- sleepy time tea isn't working! # Read more →

Twitter: 2009-12-31


RT @OCWeekly: OC Sheriff To Morons: Don't Fire Guns To Celebrate New Year – http://bit.ly/5SOwld # RT @capricecrane: I had that dream again where I was in school giving a report in class, naked. We really should've reported that teacher. # RT @KathySierra: Puppy pics enjoy a lifetime exemption from any and all so-called "rules" about stock photos and cliches. # Read more →

I Had a Bad Dream


Hi Everybody – I just had the worst nightmare! My owner took me to a country fair and I got lost and we couldn’t find each other! It was so realistic! I’ve never been so sad and scared! But then I woke up and it was just a dream and so I was happy again! — Lightning Read more →



I’ve been having nightmares the last week or so. Last night I was stabbed to death by a maniac on a motorcycle. The night before I was a zombie terrorizing an Old West elementary school . . . Read more →

Wishing and Hoping: A Metaphor


“Where’d you get the Wish Hope Dream Post-Its?” I ask a co-worker. “Why?” she asks. “Is that your mantra?” “No, I was thinking more along the lines of wishes, hopes and dreams being peeled away one by one until you’re left with nothing.” “That’s an optimistic way of looking at it.” “It sure is.” Read more →