Slamming the Door on a Dream

A door slammed and heavy footsteps woke me my eyes flew open as consciousness hit me in the head. The dream of my friend turning himself into a frog and my arguing with my mother over the size of the container we put him in in the kitchen of my old house made me realize…

Off to Neurology I Go

Six am I'm getting picked up at Nine am to see my neurologist I'm showered not panicked yet about to get medicated and yet I can't put the laptop down. Nervous yes, but I washed my hair did not oil it (but oiled myself instead my skin is shedding like my dog's hair used to…

Near the lake

I woke up at 3:33 this morning an all time low When my bear came in the bedroom with dinner last night I asked him about the time, because it is becoming hard to keep track of it. He said that during his break from work he noticed that I wake up a the pre-crack…

Note to Self

Do not find things to do in the middle of the night to fight insomnia. The basement is a dangerous place for you- you budding pyromaniac. Those boxes of old patterns are extremely flammable. Cleaning with fire is a bit drastic. Water is not enough when they spill flaming from the wood burning stove. Asbestos…

Clear Water dreams

I keep having a dream that I'm lost on my way to my new home, driving around the curves and down into the valleys and around the bend until I drive into the water that is running across the road. The water becomes a lake and I fear how far I will have to swim…

My name was called

by four different voices just the name there was no shaking of a shoulder nor tapping of a toe no morning baby babble just the sound of my name in my ears as if my four dreams coalesced and each participant needed my divided attention. I turned my head with each sound until I had…

Untethered Unfettered

Untethered, my brain hears things it should not hear my submersion into a pillow under the sheets sounds like I'm hearing inside my body rather than without. Untethered, my brain lets me see my painless ocular migraine while my eyes are closed. It's like watching an electrical storm in reverse, pulsing flashing darkness on a…