Category: dream

The dreams get stranger 

and stronger until they are 

no longer the dreams. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

The first clue that I’m 

having a nightmare is my 

father’s quick reply. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Here and there float dreams 

that have nothing to do with 

their dreamers at all. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

The only parts of 

the dream that matter are the 

ones memory says. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Once his wife betrays 

him in a dream he feels glad 

to not have married. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Again, I dream of 

my father, who tells me he 

dreams of UFOs. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

No dream turns out more 

than half-remembered, or, in 

fact, more than half-dreamed. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

The only trouble 

with daydreams is when they end 

up taking decades. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Their love affair lasts 

only until the one of 

them dreaming wakes up. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Asleep on the Red 

Arrow, hurtling through a boy’s 

capitalist dreams. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer