Many times when I have dreams of flying — I’m flying, there is no airplane or anything like that — I encounter wires overhead that I feel like I shouldn’t approach. (In the dream I usually assume these are power lines.)
After doing some research this morning, it turns out this is a common phenomenon. One person writes:
“The typical dream goes like this: I am flying; I encounter wires; I try to fly underneath them. Sometimes the dreamer gets caught in the wires; sometimes the wires form an insurmountable barrier. Some dreamers climb the wires; others walk the wires like a tightrope.”
I usually treat them as an insurmountable barrier, though when I have a lot of energy I have tried to work my way through them.
Either way, it’s kinda neat to see that other people encounter the same thing.
~ Notes from March 22, 2013