So I left The Radio Dept.’s Clinging To A Scheme playing before taking a nap this afternoon and as Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs supplied the score for my dream yesterday, so did the shoegaze/post-pop dreamy record orchestrate my dream.
You know how Tumblr’s layout color changes every time it stands up for something, like the BP Oil Spill (black) and the Anti-bullying (purple)? In my dream, the Tumblr header was filled with neon green slime and it seemed real. I “came to my senses” and to my surprise, I was in a room with the Tumblr header as its banner. Neon green slime and all.
Then Woody and Buzz Lightyear were flying around and about the room, above the black-and-white checkered tiles and two lines of people beneath the banners. I checked for what they were lining up for - there was a lady in a nurse outfit giving out free iced tea. When asked, she gave me the headline for the day: “Groups of iced tea consumers settle disputes and agree that adjectives may be used before ‘tea’ to describe what kind of tea one is having.” You know when you’re trying to spell out iced tea and you don’t know if it’s supposed to be ice or iced? The world finally agreed to use adjectives such as iced.
Then, I thought of everyone falling in line as the song Heaven On Fire was playing in the background. That day, everyone needed a win. Free iced tea made us happy. Even Malcolm In The Middle (I know) was in line, waiting for his free cup of iced tea. Everyone hugged each other after getting their free beverage. I saw broken families come together. People just fired from their jobs were also in that room, celebrating iced tea.
Then, Woody and Buzz flew away from the room, and I followed them. They went inside a tiny room and as Woody left his Aviator glasses on the bedside, they tucked each other in a bed and slept soundly.