I've been browsing EP for dream symbols, but I really haven't come to any sense of it anyway.
I hardly ever remember my dreams, but since this was a nightmare and I was obviously violent in my sleep - I got woken up by my partner in the middle of it.
It started with me walking around on town with some friends that I haven't seen for ages (since I a few years ago broke up with them because they were a bad influence on me). It was a very grey day, and I could see things that they couldn't see. People who weren't there, signs that no one else saw (like old barbershop sings in windows). I realized that I was seeing ghosts, or some kind of past. None of these ghosts were familiar to me and I did not feel threatened by them - I was more threatened of the state that I was in. I could see ghosts and it felt like the exact scenery of a horror movie, but in day time.
I decided to go to my parents apartment where I met my younger brother. I explained to him that I'd been seeing ghosts all day and that I was nervous and needed to "hide" in my parents house.
I walked into what is "my room" when I'm staying there, it's sort of the guest room. Entering the room, there are big windows to the back yard. In my dream it was dark out side, and all of the lights in the room were on so I could see my reflection in the window pretty clear.
Suddenly, entering the room and closing the door right behind me was this dark figure - I could only see the contours, the face wasn't clear but it was if the figure was made of very dark smoke - yet still in very much "human form". I instinctly felt that this person or figure wanted to hurt me, or even kill me.
I also realized, with out seeing the face - not turing around, still just seeing the reflection in the windows - that this was my best friend who passed away last August. He died suddenly by an overdose and I've been thinking about him constantly since.
I was terrified - I've never been so scared. In the dream, I threw myself on the floor towards the door behind me, fell flat on my chest but with my head almost out side the door, which was open. I tried to scream, but the sounds that came out of my mouth was low, just like an exhale. I cried and tried to scream for my brother, but nothing came out. I just knew that I was going to die.
Then I was woken up by my partner and I, who is a grown up, started to cry out of fear. The dream was really real to me and it was the worst nightmare I've ever had.
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