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Surreal Thursday: Dream of The World

Dream of the World

So The World Dreams now,

whimsical wonders waltz  here

– curves between corners.

 

Man made signs are written here. The prominent text is found on inexpensive sandpaper. When life is finished, then you must protect the child and prepare a place for her. Eye-Open-in-Sleep offers a totem to the sky. He saw the Stone Dog appear in the earth, air, fire, and water, by using the Sanctuary of the Shell.

A mesmerizing conviction which blew to them like a trumpet rips through the veil of complacency.

The sea rises with the moon.

So, is it so potentially toxic and traumatic, that it requires a graphic content warning?

 

For the sake of our children, the Man of Soul-Medicine  so named  the people who dream of the star-object,  Kissed of The Clouds; this is the final unchanged message of the Major Trumps. They are referred to as the tribe of the sharp small ample wings with broad noses. Only a little of the Grains of Truth, and many of the large-scale shades, by tooth traders were also thought to be lost, before its rediscovery — and indeed unchangeable .

As —in respect of its design, it has been partly described already regarding its deeper sense. It represents also the perfection and end of the Cosmos, the secret which is within it raises the rapture of the universe, burns holes among the galaxies. Nature walks where the horizon curves  past the corners of civilization – Griffons guard the edges.

 

 

It requires the woods,
In more good to the stars;
Awareness of all restored.


It’s happening.
It is when sacred dream law calls
And is declared.


Sons of optional streams –

in evening stages  are together;
But when they are kept apart, the World weeps storms.
Where is perhaps the fact that we should  find second sight;
In particular, on such a day  when butterflies return to kiss sweet petals ?


In addition, there is the fact that is required –

a song that reaches elevated states

that this message previously discussed

opens  macro-cosmic Nature.


Joy to them who too sees and understands the Dream story –

All Mornings rise, when one is so blessed by sapphire dragon wings –
When they were taken higher,
Without incident  or  worse beguiled by false words.

Aunt says the card holds Truth;
This is an example of a half  Node of Time – symbolizes the spirit of perfection,
Concept’s Magus.
Sea Owl is above The One.
Self-knowing (nature) has been given;
The divine material is reflected in the people
.

This represents the highest degree of the Intuitive Initiation; another accounts for dream journeys which lead us . Only then does consciousness rise and stays pure till we awaken to the dream of our daily drudgery –  some say that it represents the absolute, which is ridiculous. The figure has been said to stand for Truth lastly. She has been called to select Crown of the Magi for those who seek a Dream Path among Morpheus’s stone shadows and scented songs.


Surreal Thursday: Out of Body Experience

OOBE 1

 

OOBE 2

 

OOBE 3


Queen Anne’s Lace

Queen Anne's  Lace brd

 

Introduced and naturalized in Canada & America, Daucus carota  (Wild Carrot) is often known as “Queen Anne’s lace”. Both Anne, Queen of Great Britain, and her great grandmother Anne of Denmark are taken to be the Queen Anne for which the plant is named.  It is so called because the flower resembles lace; the red flower in the centre is thought to represent a blood droplet where Queen Anne pricked herself with a needle when she was making the lace.


Surreal Thursday: Ghosts in The Abstract Art Gallery

Ghost in The Abstract Art Gallery MT

This Surreal Thursday we investigate the reports of The Ghosts in The Abstract Art Gallery. The paintings and other art pieces are said to be very haunting, in the aesthetic, emotional & intellectual sense, but many have declared that there is something else at play amongst the displays.

Ghostly figures are reported to walk the halls. Shadowy forms are glimpsed silently admiring the art. Wisps of flickering light seen out of the corner of the eye mingle with other visitors to the gallery, or so it has been claimed.

 

Ghost in The Abstract Art Gallery

…………… I think that ghosts occupy a primary — and primal —place among the roster of supernatural creatures because 1) they are a permutation of the soul, not the body and thus 2) can be seen not as a perversion of a human but in some cases as its high metaphysical form. They are not always scary, in other words, but are actually conceived of often as being full of grief and emotional longing, an inability to move on—I think that makes them feel both relatable and almost tragic. And in general our obsession with post-death forms (zombies, vampires, ghosts) stems from our innate drive to understand death, to deal with bodily decay and spiritual ascension, to imagine ourselves as continuing. – Lauren Oliver, author of Rooms

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What are we to make of these accounts ? The gallery itself is a classic mix of contemporary and old architecture – The 21st century twisting around the remnants of the late 19th, like a snake having devoured its prey, now slowly digesting its still living remains.

Could such emotional and cultural conflict churn up real or imagined spectral activities ? Does the surreal modern abstractions conjured up by the metamorphosing structure combine with the works on display to open up the mind’s eye to other realms and times ?

Some have said they have even seen figures moving in and out of the painting. Other visitors have asked gallery staff whether the works are a form of multimedia, since voices and other sounds have been faintly heard while contemplating the exhibits. The answer is no, perhaps the visual impact have stimulated the mind in a form of synesthesia reverie………

 

It has been suggested that nothing is truly ever lost or forgotten. It hangs suspend in a timeless aether waiting to be observed like Schrödinger’s cat.  ( For further clarification,  read the M. R. James narrative, Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come To You My Lad.

 Synesthetic number form. Richard E. Cytowic, from Cytowic & Eagleman (2009), "Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia." MIT Press


Synesthetic number form. Richard E. Cytowic, from Cytowic & Eagleman (2009), “Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia.” MIT Press

It has been speculated that the combination of the structure of the building and the creative endeavours presented there have created a harmonic resonance that opens the mind and perhaps the physical form to other dimensional states. Visitors have claimed to have lost time while exploring the venue – time slips that go beyond simply losing track of time. Some visitors and staff have found themselves lost among the exhibits. It is as if, like the fictional Tardis, the space within the building shifts and changes.

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The accounts of actual disappearances are few and dubious. No foul play or evidence to unsavoury activity has ever been found. True a few visitors disappeared and one or two suffered a fugue and wandered off to be found at a later date.

Note: The incident involving the art critic was greatly exaggerated. It occurred during the wine and cheese gala and there was evidence that  bottled spirits were more likely the cause of the month long ramble than mischievous haunts. The bus load of tourist from Japan were all accounted for eventually . Stories to the contrary that are still circulating on the internet are all overblown hearsay and urban myth.

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In conclusion, it is safe to say that the Abstract Art Gallery is not haunted. Visiting remains the same through the week , Tuesday to Saturday. Please remember, tickets are discounted on Surreal Thursdays and the gallery doors are promptly closed and locked at 6:00 p.m. on any visiting day. Due to staff contract conditions, the gallery does not open at the height of the full moon.

 

Movement in abstract

shapes the mind’s pathway, journey

to others’ lost dreams.