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  • For a long time I would go to bed early.
    hoping that I would return to the sensual dream
    certain that my dutiful rest would be rewarded,
    but instead I awoke inside something else entirely.

    Some say dreams are a product
    of what the brainbody is working on:
    Unfinished business.

    I know that the sensual place IS unfinished business,
    (for crying out loud!),
    Yet always, I return to exams and lectures
    that I'm not prepared for,
    people looking at me, puzzled:
    "Are you still here?!"

    I thought I'd finished with that business...
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