Quote: Down to a sunless sea
Do you have a dream?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge did.
He woke from an opium dream with the poem Xanadu fully-formed in his mind. He sat down immediately and started to write his exquisite words.
‘In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree:
Where Alph, the sacred river, ran
Through caverns measureless to man
Down to a sunless sea.’
But before he’d finished, a visitor called and rabbited on about a matter of business for ages.
By the time he got back to his desk, Coleridge had forgotten the rest of the poem. He never completed it.
Are you letting day-to-day worries distract you from your dream?