Today is not a good day. By any stretch of the imagination. I can only hope for [A] improvement, or [B] a miracle. Just a nice, little miracle. I'm not fussy. In the meantime, it's time for more coffee. Insomnia is no fun -- and it doesn't take a college professor to tell anyone that. If affects everything. This was composed in the early, sleepless hours... 'OBVIOUSLY CRIPPLING DISCOMFORTS' Choice phrases such as: "Did you lock all of the doors?" Pulse thru my soft mind. Quickly, savagely O.C.D. regains my brain; Lost territory. Been away too long? A lifetime's not long enough. Please just let me rest. How do you cry "help" When your overheated mind Is the enemy? I'm like a frail bloke Facing an enemy tank; Helpless, hopeless, scared. So now I hope for? Rest, reassurance, and sleep. Holy trinity.