Not in a state of sleep
Marked by an absence of sleep
Many wakeful nights did she sit by my bedside in trembling expectation that each hour would be my last."
Interact with her during her wakeful periods.
They are dreams that stem from the things you have seen or heard during wakeful hours.
Yoga Nidra, Wakeful Sleep - Deep Healing Relaxation by James Jewell contains two practice segments - one at approximately 20 minutes and another at roughly 35 minutes.