There’s no such thing as hypnosis

So we wake up and forget all the dreams that just passed and stumble to the kitchen door to find the coffee pot on the counter dripping new life into our day, we pick up the paper delivered a little while ago and the headlines tell us the world has changed, and we add some CoffeeMate to our coffee because there’s an ad in the paper that tells us it’s just not the same with out it … You see – there is no such thing as hypnosis.

The TV blares out the morning reports about the war and the carnage that’s over there, and the terrorists waiting to come take our homes, but there’s no such thing as hypnos …

I have this recurring dream that I wake up from a sound sleep, drink coffee, read the newspaper, get dressed, get in my car and drive to a place where I am forced to sit for hours so I can get enough paper from someone to trade for food, so I don’t go hungry, and can sleep in a warm bed and dream again. So I do and I go to bed, and sleep so soundly until I wake up and have to do it all again. I have this dream, over and over, many times at least five nights a week, and nothing I do seems to make it relent. I’d go see a therapist, but there’s no such thing as hypno …..

People I know smoke Newports, I’m sure because they are ‘Alive with Pleasure’, and ladies you know you should use L’Oreal Cosmetics because you know ‘You’re worth it’, but there’s no such thing as hyp …

And I wonder – Do dogs really care about gourmet gravy? I’ve seen dogs eat dirt … but people buy them Purina that makes its own gravy, because there’s no such thi…..

When I was young I rode a Honda motorcycle because – ‘you meet the nicest people on a Honda’ – it was the ‘Wild Ones’ who rode Harleys so for some reason in that dream I mentioned earlier … my car – a Honda – gets me home each day after dark, with the gas that I bought, with the paper they gave me, at the place where I sit all day, but there’s no such th…..

Wouldn’t it be funny if your tears were only a reason to teach you – you’re really alive, and a vision of something – caring, compassionate, loving – since there no suc …

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