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ChangeDreams, the things we look forward to every night.
Sometimes hard to fall asleep, as we have much on our mind.
Sitting there, thinking. "What shall I dream tonight?"
"Shall I dream about flying to the moon, or sitting at home?"
"Maybe being happy for once, or travelling the world?"
And soon, I drift away, as I feel the world spinning, and spinning.
I am here, but not really here.
I look to my hands, but they aren't there.
I feel myself floating. I close my eyes, and I float away.
And as I do, I see my past and present jet pass me, with every detail I can remember.
The happiness, the sadness, the anger.
I see a body, which slowly fades away.
I feel myself slowing down, and floating to the ground.
Nothing around me, except a full sized mirror staring me out.
I look to the floor, and look back up, to see a body.
I see it draining again, except in between, a blue soul floats.
It slowly floats away, leaving only an empty shell.
Suddenly, the mirror cracks, and fades away. I look at my hands
five.Five is the number of times you worry he’s stopped breathing, as the surgeons carve around his heart, twisting away the plaque ridden arteries, and pulling a vein out of his leg. Five is the number of heart wrenching hours you and your family were waiting in the hospital room, worried that your lives would crumble, that there would be five members of the family instead of six, that five days out of the week he would not come home for dinner, that five kisses from him would no longer be given to his wife and four children. Five was the amount of fingernails you bit off while watching people enter and exit the waiting room, and the amount of minutes your mother spent on the phone, explaining that something was wrong. Five is the critical difference between holding a father’s hand as your mother cries into his heart shaped pillow. The difference between rejoicing and smiling weakly because he’s okay or carrying your father’s American-flag-covered-casket and watchin
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