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An Uphill Journey (S&D)

by Nicholas Moores
(Stanford, CA)

This dream was interesting to me because I still remember it very well. Some of my friends I have now and I had decided we wanted to go camping for our upcoming vacation, so we set off to a hilly region nearby where we live.

Before I know it, however, I am no longer sitting comfortably in the passenger seat of my car, but am in the bed of a forest green pick-up truck driven by the dad of a friend I have not seen in eight years! And now we are no longer near the destination I thought we were going to, but are racing at the speed of a fast roller coaster up the side of a hill which has, the higher we went, turned into a lush green mountain a la Machu Picchu in the Peruvian highlands.

As the truck speeds up, the gradient of the dirt road on the side of the mountain is increasing until we are practically traveling vertically such that I am bouncing around the back of the pickup truck and am afraid of flailing out of it and smashing onto the wooded ground thousands of feet below.

Despite all this chaos, the dream took an unexpected turn: we reached the summit of the hill/mountain/thing and it looked like a plateau. And on the plateau was a piano. I was standing in a circle of people around the piano, and became immediately aware that one person at a time from the circle had to play the piano and sing a song to audition for a part in some production which my brain failed to specify.

So, when my turn came up, I played a OneRepublic song which was still in my head for an hour after I woke up. The end.

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Jan 13, 2014
Interesting NEW
by: Anonymous

I had a exactly dream but I had different additional story in that dream.

Jan 13, 2014
Interesting NEW
by: Anonymous

I had a exactly dream but I had different additional story in that dream.

Feb 10, 2017
OneRepublic NEW
by: Selkie

Was the OneRepublic song by any chance "Counting Stars" lol

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