Sound Associations

Laurie Anderson is a name I haven't thought of since the mid 1980's but the sound of rhythmic snoring and my own heartbeat, you know the sound you hear when you put your hand against your earsmashedintoapillow and you hear the boom-boom-boom of your own heart, makes me think of her. Funny where the mind…

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Tuesday

Written 3/12/2015 9pm I overslept this morning.  Hard to believe, but the world just let me be until it was the appropriate time to wake up.  A call came through and I needed to be awake dealing with life.  I slept so soundly last night because most of the weekend and Monday I had been…

Vince

Funny how a person from a recurring dream can resurface from your sub conscious after years of absence. Vince and I went to college together though I know he never existed He reminds me of stories that I almost remember knowing that he was never there. We are always in an apartment together he's the…

I think too much

Following a week long binge of life and mini mayhem, I decided that I needed to take a nap on Friday. Taking a nap is a dangerous thing for me because my brain never seems to shut down, or slow down even when I'm asleep. I have dreams, nightmares and night terrors sometimes all rolled…

Daily Alarm

The sound of a scream has become my daily alarm clock followed by my skin crawling.  Bolt upright, I hear the echo in my room. Instead of the pounding flow of blood between my ears, this is yet another shift in my body chemistry.  Post traumatic sleep disorder? I look down and notice a strand of…

She Jumped

She screamed in my ear and I jumped five pages toward consciousness. Something, something, something ran across my hip, over my thigh and jumped off my knee before I could stop it my crawling dream had woken me. The roar of reality rumbled as an image of squirming twisted thoughts tumbled over and over trapped in…

Being Up

I have to get out of bed even if my cell phone signal works best when I am prone on the bed There are things to be done today Moving...is a start Rolling over, next step Bending knees, moving hips Progress I may need another thirty minutes just to breathe in and out