Thin quilt, not a blanket or a beach chair
No poolside, but maybe a pond, distant
Blue skies and big white, puffy clouds
No cell phones…okay maybe my laptop
Diet coke and fruit
It’s warm and a slight breeze…comfort
My robe is on inside out
Headache is dissipating
Dreamt of car crash
Loud heavy impact, pushing
I wake up before the car stops spinning
Recall thoughts of the kids
Where are they? Are they here in the car?
What will they do without me?
Am I on the wrong path?
Are my dreams at the end of that other road?
If I turn around now, it’ll take me forever to get there…
To catch up. I don’t have time to make it up
How long DO I have?
Should I change direction, or just keep going?
Do I need to change direction?
Kids again…are they suffering?
Decisions, Angst…What’s at stake?
Pay the bills? Grasp fulfillment? Both? Neither?
Knees connect with hardwood
Quiet, still…His will
"Kids again…are they suffering?" "Knees connect with hardwood
Quiet, still…His will" Oh... oh. Gotta go do something about all this tear-spill. Oh. Okay... that got me. Took me by my shoulders, it did, and gave me a good shaking. And it didn't even rhyme. Okay...