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HypnosisThis is what comes out at 9:41pm when all you can do is sit blankly and stare at the ever constant flashing of a typing marker waiting for you to start writing. This is what comes out when there's the ever constant buzz of your speakers and the dull orange glow of your power-saving light monitoring your presence. You can't escape. You've got to sit there and pretend to them that you're about to move your fingertips to the keys and type something useful. You have to pretend that you're about to spill out that burning masterpiece, that eye-grabbing, soul-radiating two pages of work which will give you a guaranteed pass to your potential future. You have to pretend to yourself. And this is what comes out instead.
But the speakers can't tell the difference between your work and play, and the light is only acting as if it can see things as clearly as you do right now. And you want to forget that your hair is growing and ignore that warning watch of yours. It's just there's this part of you
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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