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Beatnik (493)

Beatnik
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A 29 year old belgian who likes Mountain Dew, Girl Scout Cookies, Tim Hortons French Vanilla Flavoured Cappucinno, Belgian beer, Belgian chocolate, Belgian women, Magners Cider, chocolate chipped cookies and Perl. Likes snowboarding, snorkling, sailing and silence. Bach can really cheer him up! He still misses his dog.

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In his superhero time (8.30 AM to 5.30 PM), he works on world peace.

Journal of Beatnik (493)

Sunday September 07, 2003
11:35 PM

I had a dream...

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When up this morning, I felt kind of funny. I had a dream where I was in the basement for some reason and I walked to the stairs because I heard a sound. I saw my dog running down the stairs and jumping up against me. I even called his name. Suddenly I realized it wasn't my dog but one that resembled it in a strange way. There was a man at the door stating that the dog was perfect for me and that I should keep it but I didn't. I said I lost my dog recently and that I couldn't keep this one. When they walked away, I really felt bad. It got to me. Next time, when I dream something like this, I'm keeping the dog.

Every evening, when I come home, I still expect him to be at the front door. I still look through the glass door of the living room, expecting a black blur behind it. I realize I still miss my dog because there is no way I could feel like I do now if I didn't miss him.
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  • How does that work? I mean, a dog is not a pair of glasses that you drop somewhere and can't find again later.
    • well uhm he died.
      • Ah, ok. Sorry for the impious tone of my comment.

        In my childhood I always had a couple of Australian Parrots. They either just died or flew away and I remember quite clearly how crushed I was over the loss each time.
        • That's ok. I used to have a canary too.. got it for my first birthday. It died when I was about 12. Pets tend to die sooner than men. I just remember all the love I got from it.. and sometimes I dream. All perfectly normal :)