n.d. (1982 - 1993). 21x17.5cm: 64 handwritten pages, 3 loose pages laid in. Hardcover commercial journal, mostly full. Brown cloth backed decorative paper boards. Minor soiling to boards. Near Fine.
The journal recounts the dreams of an unidentified woman in the 1980s. Some family names have been redacted, but many can still be seen when put to light. The journal keeper apparently had quite a wild dream life, as her entries describe many episodes dealing with sex, murder, violence, fear, and other maddening descriptions. In a few cases, she attempts to analyze the meaning of her dreams. A few excerpts:
“I am growling and biting a man’s neck; I am on all fours facing him, and wanting to tumble over and over growling and clawing.”
“…I want her out of my house. I pick up and push her outside, hitting her on the head with one of my cooking pots. I lock the door on her. After I do that I notice I have hit her so hard there is a hole in the bottom of the pot… I open to the door to see and find that her friends have dragged her away. A group of punk kids come in the house. I try to get them outside…” She notes: “This is a recurrent dream… that frightening feeling of punk kids invading…”
“I dream the Green River murderer. He is an actor, a tall blond man with a sq. jaw, a wide forehead and somewhat flat high cheekbones…I think his name is Dave. In the dream he is an actor in a vaudeville type show. After the show at night he goes out to kill girls. I follow and he becomes aware that I know…”.