Am I dreaming? I hear it constantly. Why doesn’t the phone ring stop? I’ve pressed all the buttons. I have even turned the phone to “off”, but I still hear a ring. I must be dreaming; asleep finally, after so many nights trying. The body can only stay awake so long, right?

I walk into my bedroom, see the bed ahead of me, those soft warm blankets calling me. I crawl in, put the pillow over my head and it has stopped.

Three o’clock in the morning, I hear a ring again. Am I dreaming?



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