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Waiting To Wake Up





I wake up wondering am I still dreaming? I look around me dazed and confused...


Waiting to Wake up.


What we know about reality tells me that I had been asleep and am waking from a period of rest and that all those experiences I just had while my eyes were closed were not real.


But they felt so real.


I was just holding my son and laughing with him. He had gone off to college and he was home visiting. I felt him. It had to be real.


Then my eyes are forced open and that sinking feeling sets in my gut and I try to shut my eyes again and go back to whatever realm I was just snatched away from. Why couldn't that last forever? Why couldn't I stay there? Or why couldn't he stay here? Why couldn't we stay together as we were meant to be?