Thank you for taking this meeting,
I’m sure you’ve got plenty to keep you busy.
No don’t speak, I’ll talk for both of us right now.
You understand why I called this chat?
I can’t tolerate your incessant dread
anymore. You have plagued my sleep
for so long I can’t remember. If you
can’t clean up your act, I’ll have to let
you go. Do you understand?
*Dreams scowls and nods*
I don’t want to resort to this because
sometimes I have the most beautiful
and vivid dreams, colors so bright I
can remember them when I wake up.
But the other 99% of the time, I wake
up confused, sad, scared or terrified.
This has to stop, I don’t want to dream
up the past and live creative nightmares
anymore. I’m afraid I’m at my wits end with
you. Keep it up and your gone.
*Dreams looks sad and acknowledges*
*Dreams starts to cry and is ignored”
I’ve cried enough tears because of you
and I’m not crying anymore so your tears
don’t mean anything to me.
*Dreams stiffens and glares*
I hope you take away something good
from this meeting because I know I will,
I’m done being your bitch and wearing
your cloak on my days. I’m just done
and I’ll have no more of this nonsense.
Police yourself or your gone.
*Dreams slumps out of the room*
Day 26 – “Speak to your Affliction” – NaPoWriMo with Magaly Guerrero 2015
“Borrowed” Artwork by James Jean http://www.jamesjean.com
Suffice to say I have nightmares that haunt my days so sometimes I wake up
just so I won’t dream anymore. Its a part of life I detest and am ready to be done with.
M. Willcox “The Light at the end of the Tunnel”