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  Rain Forest Revelation
by Mr. Ed
Friday, March 30, 2007
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Yet Another

Of My Strange Recurring Dreams;

Dedicated to Eileen Waldron,

AD’s Cosmic Traveler



I am hunkered down in a rain forest

And it seems that I am very much alone

I’ve fled here for some much needed peace

Devoid of modern conveniences like phones


I sit serenely and contentedly at a tiny stream

Sipping cool refreshing water and eating fruit

I’m enjoying listening to the songs of the birds

And far in the distance an ancient melodic flute


Suddenly the rain forest becomes completely silent

I stand and feel the very earth trembling all around

Now I gaze to the heavens in an easterly direction

And spot an enormous white sphere quite profound


It seems to be heading directing for our planet

I soon realize that there is nowhere that I can run

So I silently stand there awaiting its deadly impact

It’s growing in size now much brighter than the sun


But just before it strikes Mother Earth

I spot some intriguing symbols at its core

I am truly astonished by its sheer brilliance

And before it hits, I always wake up like before


And I always wonder what it is that I have been dreaming

The giant sphere’s dark center looks like a Galactic Butterfly

Is this the start of new life, or the beginning of the last nuclear war,

Should I rejoice in this revelation, or should it bring a tear to my eye



Since I’m apparently in a rain forest in this dream, I always think of the ancient Mayans whenever I experience it.  I’ve visited their ancient pyramids in the Yucatan, and they are most impressive.  They are precisely aligned to mark the yearly Solstices and Equinoxes that are caused by the precession of the Earth's axis as it orbits the Sun.  So are the ancient Egyptian pyramids at Giza.


These Mayans were yet another now long gone ancient civilization who diligently studied the heavens, and who believed in life after death.  And their ancient calendar very mysteriously comes to an abrupt end on December 21, 2012 (the Winter Solstice) – which they called the beginning of  the new ‘Golden Age.’


These ancient indigenous peoples also believed in the ‘Hunab Ku,’ the Galactic Butterfly, which symbolized life beyond the Sun.  It was believed to be the galactic core, or beam of light, from which emanates all life, consciousness, and even God. The Mayans believed that we are all connected to this core through invisible threads that stretch along a beam of light that passes through the Sun to the very center of the universe.


And the Galactic Butterfly is said to represent all of the consciousness that has ever existed in the entire galaxy. This includes all of our physical ancestors - human, animal, reptile, fish, and plant, as well as the ‘Grand Consciousness’ which organized all of the numerous raw materials contained in a gigantic whirling disk of galactic emptiness into the stars, the planets, the solar systems – and into our very lives.


And amazingly, the ancient Greeks believed butterflies to be human souls, flying off to Heaven.  They also likened them to our cognitive thoughts and spirits; and this is where the term ‘psyche’ comes from.


Dreams are truly fascinating things, as are the beliefs and astronomy skills of many sage ancient peoples, who no longer walk this earth.


And should we be terrified of the end of the world as we know it, or should we, perhaps, actually accept its arrival, as the Mayans seemed to do?


Perhaps, the end of the world,

Truly now does draw very near,

But will we face it with few regrets,

Or filled with shame, guilt, and fear?



2007, Mr. Ed



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Reviewed by Dale Clark 4/25/2007
The power of dreams is our lives going round and round.
You are always a teacher, Ed. I appreciate it greatly. Thanks
Reviewed by Helen Downey 4/9/2007
I will believe the end of what we know now will come in 2012. And what you saw is the begining of something that once was and will be again. Those of us that will be engulfed or become apart of this new begining will see things as they are menat to be. Thanks for the information as well. I have been to see the things you Mexico and I believe.
Reviewed by Alexandra Midnight 4/5/2007
I feel the same way is the end coming near. Do people feel any guilt about killing animals or are they happy when they've gone?
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/3/2007
i love your writes as they not only are a pleasure to read but are informative as well
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/3/2007
Always a joy to read you; you enlighten and inform; most of all, you care what is happening to our world and her inhabitants. More people should be like you! Very well done write yet again, Ed; bravo!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn.
Reviewed by J M 4/1/2007
Always so much to chew and retain in your offerings loved the poem and the theme I also enjoyed all the history offered. Beautiful Job ED!!!!!
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 3/31/2007
Ed, I lived each line and could almost feel the moisture in the air and fill a fear for the unknown. You pulled this reader right into the rainforest immediately and my mind keeps wanting to know why you are repeatedly dreaming this. There's got to be something in your subconscious. I enjoyed this.
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 3/31/2007
E x c e l l e n t ! Subject could not be more important, and you have handled it so creatively. Put us right there beside you in that verdant, life-breathing forest. We all look up, praying the sphere bodes well. Realize that its brilliance is caused by poison that we are responsible for getting rid of {or trying?}, but. . .always hope, I suppose. Thank you for this well-thought-out and satisfying-to-read {if conscience-provoking) reminder. Hugs 'n' Mo', Mizzuz Swackleswerd

Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 3/31/2007
What a wonderful eye opening write my friend! A mystical write that grabs the attention of the reader indeed! My reading class has just finished studying the rain forest they were intrigued with it as I am too each time that I teach about it. Your write is beautiful and a well deserved tribute! Enjoyed this much, very creative and heartfelt!
Blessings from the mountains of Kentucky,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Art Sun 3/31/2007
Mr Ed, you write well of the mysteries of the past and history, and yet you also place thought of beginnings and endings that surely will come and turn dreams into reality, like the Mayans of old and tales of Greek and or Egytian, the World is but a small grain of sand with the Universe. The infinite possibilities are like time, neverending, whether life after death, or new life after catastrophic endings, it is the enormity of Life and the smallness of us, that finds us wondering of All these possibilities.

It is so nice to read the views of many who can relate to the very silence within a Rain Forrest of dreams, and your tribute and poetic display of revelation is one that many can read and find reflection...

enjoyed your work on this view of thought...Art Sun...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/30/2007
Mr Ed I'm honored for the dedication!;-) This is so beautifully written, you know I too wonder about whats happening to our rain forests, and the Mayan calendar is being mentioned more nad more now that 2012 is only five years away. In fact it seems unbelievable that it is so near.;-) We need to have our hearts and souls prepared for all possibilities, since we aren't sure about dates, but we've been given enough warnings to stay alert to what's happening.There will alwayts be the scoffers, but they don't bother me;-)

Tiger Lily
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 3/30/2007

I have enjoyed the reading of "Rain Forest Revelation".

Thank You for honoring a Sublime Poet.

In gratitude and admiration,

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by jude forese 3/30/2007
the true outcome of your revelatory dream will all depend upon how mankind manages its collective dream ... a totally fascinating read, Ed ...
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 3/30/2007
Another profound poem filled with thinking thoughts,Ed. Is a dream a dream or something else? I love reading your work !...M
Reviewed by Aberjhani 3/30/2007
A dream-vision and poem that reads like the coming of a major revelation. A fantastic and highly enjoyable read dedicated to a true soul traveler.
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 3/30/2007
The Mayans, the Incas and Aztecs... all were a part of the land and, regardless of their other rituals they believed the power in our environment. With your dedication to making this earth walk in their shoes. I know...I do too.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/30/2007
Very powerful write Ed. You bring out so many wonderful points to ponder over. Wish this could be printed in every newspaper across the country, reaching others to see what is happening from neglect and disinterest. Enjoyed this one very much!
Be safe,
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 3/30/2007
Fascinating dream and information, Ed! You have piqued my interest...I will be googling Mayan calendar and beliefs!
Reviewed by D Johnson 3/30/2007
Nice pen Mr. Ed...once you've experienced the "Rain Forest Revelatiosn" you won't want to leave.

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/30/2007
This is not a bad dream I think...I think you see that The Light of God is here to save this planet we as humans are busy to destroy...and a new beginning awaits !!

Love Tinky
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 3/30/2007
Many of wisdom walk amongst us still they are not honored as such that is all. I believe in the end of the world as we know it now will be quite the surprise for only those who don't believe in the things you express here. Dreams like this make peace for what is to come. The shame for our world condition does not rest on the shoulders of someone as you who honors this earth. This you show us each day through writes like this. Lady J
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/30/2007
Funny I have a dream where there is a nuke war and only my home is left standing.
Ed, we both gotta get a life, what happened to non sofa dreams..
Reviewed by Jibril Mohamed 3/30/2007
Your Recurring dreams series are full of lessons. I appreciate your honoring Eileen. She is an outstanding poet.

The end of the world warining is very scaring. Take care.

Thank you Mr. Ed.

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/30/2007
Excellent, Ed,

Perhaps a warning in your dream? Perhaps...thought provoking!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. *thanks for the prayers*
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 3/30/2007
Benn in Chichen-Itza and around the pharao's piramids too, but most impressed was with the Incas and how the heck those builders raised Machu-Pichu, so high that nearly the condor wouldn't soar. They all had some knowledge that the damn conquistadores spoiled for all of us with their Inquisition kind of religion.
The rain forest of Borneo, Congo and Amazonas could be the place of the dream, the sphere not the sphere but the light at the end of the tunnel when the soul chucks the smelly body.
In old times, they thought that a recurring dream was an omen.
Keep dream and tell me if if was a big bang after all.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 3/30/2007
Ed sometimes you make me ashamed to be part of the human race! Your writes are services to all God's creation.

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