Tuesday, September 11, 2007
I stand in my narrow room and contemplate sleep. Shadows clothe my naked body. The computer screen flickers and I am stop-motion. It passes.
I forget sleep and contemplate strength. The ability to run and jump and push and pull, to shape the world, to destroy creation. Strength to strike a weary drum for hours and hours.
What is the howl for?
There is art on the walls, art I did not make but I pushed pins into the plaster wall to hold it up. The art, not the wall.
The computer screen spits colors and I am sine waves. Phase shift; hiding under bedsheets. It passes. I peek out from beneath my pillow.
All wrapped up.
Phase shift; I am asleep in a chair. I am an endless document that occasionally autosaves.
Resolution comes when I put my contemplation of strength to sleep. I dream of heroes and villains.
I am not in my wildest dreams.