The wolf baying at the moon shows the overcoming of basic animal instincts. The bay tree or leaves signify victory, eternity and immortality. To be keeping something at bay indicates a need to be on our guard - on some level we are feeling threatened. Traditionally to be conscious of a bay or inlet showed an awareness of a womans sexuality and receptiveness. Since water signifies emotion, a bay or inlet can also represent a sinificant emotional connection with feminine energy. In dreams the mind frequently gives us images that clarify our attitude to ourselves and our everyday lives. For a man, entering a bay or inlet touches on the ancient myth of Jason and the Argonauts and their search for something attainable only with difficulty. For a woman, a bay or inlet suggests her secret and private self. Also consult the entry for Laurel/Bay Leaves.