My 2nd cartoon for my drawing class... the Adventures of Lucy the Lucid Dreamer. Has this ever happened to you? where you are almoooossssttt asleep and then you have a dream where you trip, or fall, and then you have some sort of convulsion and you wake yourself up?
this happens to me all the time.
art (c) me
EDIT: a Daily Deviation??? wow!!! thank you soooo much I don't even know what to think
ANOTHER EDIT: thank you to
for explaining these crazy happenings: "Those are called hypnic jerks, they're a sort of myoclonic jerk. It's your body running checks to see that everything is working fine." A lot of people have explained them to me, and I appreciate it! I think it's simply fascinating
Here's a link to learn more: [link]
has a rather eerie theory to go along with it: "One theory as to why that happens, the sensation of very briefly falling, is because our soul is trying to slip out of the body, but the body yanks it right back."