Fragments of a Dream Long Forgotten


An old man remembers a dream he had as a boy.

One day he thought back through time and 

A dream about a fine and beautiful place.

fragments of a beautiful stained glass 

Upon contemplating the memory, the man realizes,

window of untold beauty began to

that for fifty years he has

slowly reassemble itself piece by  

searched for the place of his dream.

piece until the   

He was never sure the place existed.

window became   

Now he sees its golden glow on the

whole once again and the 

near horizon and he is

structure and the 

walking toward the glow and he yearns to

meaning captured within the 

be there.  But a forest with a beast lies between the man and the

reassembled window became 

golden place.  He wonders if he should

clear and its meaning formed a 

go through the forest or

magnificent and 

postpone finding the place he has dreamed of

great, intricate, light filled 

all his life.

complex thought. 

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