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Awake In The Big Dream

Awake In The Big Dream

By Nathaniel Horowitz
Literature for a plague year
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Gateway Mexico 1: The Author Decides to End it All

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Bat Dreams Chapter Two: Faceless in the Dark
In which I try to drink yage with the determination that is expected of an apprentice in this tradition.
30:00
January 14, 2021
Bat Dreams Intro and Chapter One: On Fathers and Knowing When to Stop
The beginning of my second book, Bat Dreams. The first was Gateway Mexico. Two more are in progress in the Nighttime Daydreams quadrilogy. In this episode, I describe the quadrilogy and summarize Gateway Mexico, then launch into the story. It's October 1994 and I've gone to Ecuador for a second time to meet up with my teacher and study ayahuasca shamanism with him. Chapter One describes the first ceremony and flashes back to memories of father-figures in my life.  The rainbow serpent, the spirit of the ayahuasca vine, makes an appearance in a vision. 
26:23
January 2, 2021
Beyond Wahuya: River of Voices
The first chapter of my fourth book
23:49
July 18, 2020
Soulard's Dream Raps: a selection
A reading of three prose pieces, stories based in dreams, by Raymond Soulard from The Cenacle #111.
13:41
July 3, 2020
A reading of Tamara Miles' Church in the Greenhouse
Journal entries from March 21 to April 12, 2020
18:27
June 30, 2020
Selections from The Cenacle 111
Poetry and prose, in order from shortest to longest, by Judih Haggai, Ace Boggess, Martina Newberry, John Echem, Colin James, Joe Ciccone, Raymond Soulard, Tamara Miles, Charlie Beyer, and Timothy Vilgiate
38:51
June 28, 2020
Gateway Mexico 1: The Author Decides to End it All
Moonless, clear night, northern Michigan, February 1985, frozen lake glowing dully, snow crystals reflecting the Milky Way
13:41
June 27, 2020
Gateway Mexico: Touchstones
Quotes from Gloria Ushigua, Laurie Anderson, Gary Snyder, Jalaluddin Rumi, and Pablo Neruda
02:35
June 19, 2020
In-Flight Magazine 4: poem by Jamie Clark Jones and prose by Raymond Soulard
Lit from the bookazine read by Nathan D. Horowitz
14:53
June 18, 2020
In-Flight Magazine part 3
Poems by Yvonne Brewer, Dave Santander, Johnathon Miller Weisberger, and Alejandro Boucabeille, read by Nathan D. Horowitz
10:59
June 18, 2020
In-Flight 2: Tamara Miles and Barbara Joan Tiger Bass poems
Ten minutes of poetry on Coyote, gardening, and loss, from In-Flight Magazine, inside Gateway Mexico
09:48
June 1, 2020
In-Flight Magazine, first poems
The first of the poems of In-Flight Magazine, by Evelyn Holloway, Faith Shearin, dawn zahra, Martina Reisz Newberry, and Ronnie Niedermeyer
13:56
May 9, 2020
Beyond Wahuya
The craziest thing I've ever done: gone out into the jungle to drink ayahuasca alone for a few days, in search of jaguars and God.
38:59
March 22, 2020
March 21, 2020
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March 21, 2020