September 2/365 Dreams 1

First the light bursts, like fractals, fireworks, illuminated wood cuts. Then the thought I’m awake. Then the thought Here we go again. I’ve been in this ‘mare countless nights. For years I had no explanation, until I found one on the internet: hypnagogic sleep paralysis. The lurking evil, the strangulation, my muteness – all because I failed to fall asleep enough.



3 thoughts on “September 2/365 Dreams 1

  1. And catching up on reading today I’m learning about sleep paralysis. And wondering if it’s happened to me. Because maybe it has.


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