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Dream log: I fucking learned magic.

It was part ancient ritual, part new-agey energy channeling, taught to me by an old lady looking for a successor. There were a lot of books involved, a lot of complex hand gestures. At one point I was given a kitchen knife and told I had to scare the shit out of this super elderly mage; it didn't work, so I kissed him instead, figuring he'd be some transphobic old fuck, but THAT didn't work bc he actually was pretty nice and into it???

I learned so fast in the dream, it felt like second nature. I remember poring over warped, yellowing paperbacks from the sixties with weird illustrations of insects and chakras and ley lines. I learned how to change the shapes of objects, how to make them levitate, and how to tear open tesseracts to places both on this Earth and on others. I had to keep it all deathly secret though.

I woke up right before I learned how to shapeshift.

Sometimes the worst dreams are the ones you're enjoying.

@irisjaycomics So the big question is did you remember how to DO any of these things, and what happens when you try them in waking life...

I mean obviously you have to "keep it deathly secret" so I guess you won't be tooting about it if you did but

✨🏳️‍🌈 Iris Jay 🏳️‍🌈✨ @irisjaycomics@mastodon.social

@egypturnash i tried a few of the hand motions i could remember and it just didn't work. i remember it was like picking a lock, though-- precision and channeling force of intent into focus were key-- so shit, maybe with practice...

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@irisjaycomics like fuck with it for an hour or two I guess, if nothing happens by then shrug and get on with your life.