Just before I woke up, I had this weird dream.  I was back in the teacher’s room at school getting ready for class.  All the other teachers were there and doing their best to talk about anything besides teaching.  They were complaining, joking, scrambling around looking for books, eating other people’s food, and being completely noisy and not at all worried about projecting their personalities.  This is not the weird part.

I proceeded to walk down to my classroom through a maze of white hallways with few doors to the classrooms and no elevator that I can recall.  My classroom was a weird open concept room and some students looked like they were sitting on airport lounge benches.  I know this because I made a joke about it in the dream–no students laughed, but a passing teacher chuckled inwardly  Suddenly this class of mature students (over 30) were suddenly in a vehicle with me while I was teaching.  Another student was driving around a parking lot and among the other cars in the parking lot there was a red 69 Mustang and a battleship–yes, I know.

Why am I telling you this?  Not sure exactly.  I guess I just wanted to write it down before it fades.  I am no dream analyst, but since a return to the classroom seems to be on the cards for the last day of August, my subconscious must be thinking about it.

About Anthony

I am: equal parts rebel, romantic and shockingly average Joe. a writer trapped inside of an ESL teacher's body. an introverted attention seeker. a teacher who hopes one day to be called "Captain, my Captain." an intellectual who can do some very dumb things. a person whose Japan experience, despite being so long ago, still exerts a strong influence upon him. a lover of books, music, beer, hockey and Pizza.
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3 Responses to Dreams

  1. retrodee says:

    Hmm, Anthony, I’m very into paying attention to what dreams mean. I think the only person who can really analyze your dream, is yourself. That’s been my experience. I’m fairly good at analyzing my own dreams after years of logging them. However, from the outside it seems to me (and I am probably wrong!) that this dream could be saying that you are worried about going back to teaching with COVID still an issue. The battleship could be the fight against COVID and the people in the class being over 30 might signify that those of us 30+ are the ones most at risk. That’s just how it interprets to me, as an outsider. Feel free to correct me if you like. 🙂

  2. capejohn says:

    Most dream are weird. Personally I don’t put any meaning into them. It’s just a dream.

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