2014 DREAMS PT 1
by Dan
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Chelsea Light Moving - "Lip"

JAN 8 Was wearing a brown jacket. Was told that was the perfect "dumb-looking" costume for a character. Jan 16 A cake with my face on it. Jan 20 Spiders. Feb 1 A parking lot with crevices of fire, riding BMXs through them. An ex-girlfriend and a postponed Kanye show. Feb 4 I lost one of my teeth, a visceral hollow scratching, but painless. Feb 10 Submitting a form. Stressed out about it. Feb 12 Ran into Henry Joost in NYC. He was, as always, extremely handsome. Feb 21 Y came to see me and we had tea and smiled as if nothing anymore needed to cause pain. Feb 27 So many maggots. Like the city was built on garbage. I seemed to know I was dreaming because I consciously thought, "I need to be more careful about garbage in my real life." Mar 3 Folding Irish Dancing dresses. Preparing them for dancers in a competition. My grandmother's old house in the country. Mar 4 Alone in a cottage, I boiled water and watched a man in leather with a white painted face climb haphazardly through the kitchen window. I wondered if he had a gun. Mar 9 Off-camera sex with an acquaintance, followed by an awkward hour of walking around an airport with them, looking for our gate. Mar 25 Three former friends start a filmmaking collective: 'Invisiage'. Apr 3 "Can you come with me, please." I was brought to a large shower room, where a woman was going to teach me how to bathe. I found this at first patronizing. And then sexy. Apr 15 Literally the most boring one to date. So boring, in fact, that between waking up and trying to write it down, I've forgotten it. It was that uninteresting. Apr 20 A world where being born premature greatly affected your life. Lots of imagery of 'preemies' doing stand-up. Apr 29 On a mission to protect Disney princesses. A 'Mush Mouse' was a ball of fur and blood with no bones that would sort of slime itself over you. Traversing a swamp with my mother to reach a suburban house, the owner of which I read off a business card: 'Lindy'.

Posted by Dan at January 10, 2014 7:52 PM

Oh lord, I'm going to by haunted by mush mice now too.

I love your blog and have found so much great music through you guys over the years. Thanks!

Posted by Daniel at January 11, 2014 2:44 PM

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