The Question and Answer section for Rudyard Kipling: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I think the speaker means that dreams often take people away from the moment and the practical things of life. People forget who they are and what is important in the present.
I'm sorry, you have not provided all of the information necessary. Which of Kipling's poems does your question pertain to?
Kipling is using metaphor and personification.