I Dreamed A Dream

A wonderful enchanting story.

soulgifts - Telling Tales

i dreamed a dream, old man with pipe

He sat in a rocking chair, the old man. Filling his meerschaum pipe slowly  with surgical precision required his full attention. When he was finished the pipe would perch at  the side of his mouth. It was never, ever lit. The comfort of the ritual, the smell of the baccy, and the feel of it in his mouth was all he wanted.  One Eye, his old cat lay curled on his lap purring contentedly. The fire, crackling logs and leaping flames, cast a shadow play on the walls of the old log cabin that was his home by the lake. There was no need for any other light. The backdrop of the night sky peeking in through the lone window whispered of mysteries not seen by the naked eye.

Outside, the velvety blackness was broken only by the twinkling of a million stars like brilliant diamonds  scattered by a careless hand…

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7 thoughts on “I Dreamed A Dream

  1. Thank you, Patricia. A lovely and enchanting story. The old man reminds me of an old man like him, Mr. Lawson, I once knew as a child. He was similar in that he was loving and mysterious.

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      • I was pulled in the cabin, too, Patricia. I love stories like that. I miss you, too. Thank you for stopping over and catching up on some of my posts. Also, for letting me know about WordPress notification issues. It will help me get it resolved. I hope.

        I haven’t written much lately so I haven’t noticed if there was a problem or not. Just took traffic down as me being off the grid.

        Good to see you again and talk with you. Hope this puts us back on track with reconnecting. Take care and talk with you again soon, my friend. 🙂

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