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##@§£%*~:.               HOUSE DREAM                .:~*%£§@##
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£%*~:..... # THERE'S A RECURRING HOUSE DREAM, OR, # .....:~*%£
%*~:...... # A RECURRING WAY THOS DREAMS ARE      # ......:~*%
*~:....... # CONSTRUCTED, A WAY THEY TAKE PLACE.. # .......:~*
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:......... # I WANDER AROUND IN A BUILDING, OFTEN # .........:
.......... # GOVERNMENTAL OR CORPORATE, LIKE A    # ..........
:......... @ SCHOOL OR OFFICE, LOOKING TO GET TO  @ .........:
~:........ @ A PLACE, OR TO EXIT THE BUILDING, OR @ ........:~
*~:....... @ SOMESUCH THING.                      @ .......:~*
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£%*~:..... § BUT, THE BUILDING HAS AN INFINITE    § .....:~*%£
§£%*~:.... § FLOOR PLAN? IT'S GROWING AS I MOVE   § ....:~*%£§
@§£%*~:... § THROUGH IT, OFTEN BURROWING SEVERAL  § ...:~*%£§@
#@§£%*~:.. § FLOORS BELOW GROUND.                 § ..:~*%£§@#
##@§£%*~:. £                                      £ .:~*%£§@##
#@§£%*~:.. £ AS I OPEN DOORS, I GET IN CORRIDORS, £ ..:~*%£§@#
@§£%*~:... £ WHO LEAD TO ROOMS, DOWNWARD STAIRS,  £ ...:~*%£§@
§£%*~:.... £ MORE CORRIDORS, SUDDENLY OFFICES,    % ....:~*%£§
£%*~:..... £ CONTROL CENTERS, FURNACES, NUCLEAR   % .....:~*%£
%*~:...... % POWER PLANTS...                      * ......:~*%
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~:........ . IN THESE DREAMS, IT'S A RARE THING I : ........:~
:.........   GET OUT. SOMETIMES I GET LUCID       : .........:
..........   BECAUSE OF REFLECTION ON THE           ..........
:.........   STRUCTURE OF THESE BUILDINGS.        . .........:
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*~:.......   A FAVE VARIANT ON THIS DREAM IS        .......:~*
%*~:......   WHEN IT'S NOT A HOUSE BUT A DAM, OR    ......:~*%
£%*~:..... . OTHER SUCH LARGE CONCRETE STRUCTURE    .....:~*%£
§£%*~:....   AROUND WATER.                          ....:~*%£§
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#@§£%*~:..   I GET STUCK ON SOME CAUSEWAY, OR     . ..:~*%£§@#
##@§£%*~:.   MAYBE FLOODED AWAY... MAYBE NIGHT IS   .:~*%£§@##
#@§£%*~:..   FALLING QUICK AND I CAN'T SEE...       ..:~*%£§@#
@§£%*~:...                                          ...:~*%£§@
§£%*~:....   ONCE OR TWICE I'VE DROWNED,,,    OWO   ....:~*%£§
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