A World Asleep

My alarm sounded. I walked into the bedroom and shut it off. I had been awake for hours. My nights had become schizophrenic comas. Something between a lucid dream and false awakening. I couldn’t tell the difference. It was little better than the insomnia I was self-medicating. Dreams were jump-cut nightmares. Psycho cut-and-paste. Recurring themes. Being chased in darkness. Vertigo. Falling. I … More…

Russian Roulette

I peeled my head off the pillow and tried to blink away the sleep med hypno fog. I slammed one hand on top of my alarm to silence it. Blackout curtains hid the street lamp glow. Rain hammered on the fire escape. My head spun as I pushed myself off the mattress. I steadied myself … More…