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GO TO SLEEPYou are asleep, it's summer and pretty warm, but you are comfortable. You are dreaming peacefully. It's one of those dreams you never want to wake up from, but of course, you do. The house is quiet except for the low whirring of the air conditioner. You glance around, but it's too dark. You turn the light on and blink rapidly, trying to make your eyes adjust.
You are alone. Curious, you pick up a flashlight you keep under your bed and search around the quiet, dark house. Your cat is asleep on the table, so you return to bed.
It takes you longer to fall asleep now, you are a tad uneasy as to why you woke up in the first place. You finally end up turning on a lamp and fall asleep.
The next morning, you wake up. Your body is sore and your head hurts, so you take some medicine. You begin to wash your face and you glance in the mirror. Written in what you guess is marker is, "SLEEP" you wash it off and try to forget about it, but your mind keeps asking you questions. Did someone get into yo
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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