Did you know that when your body reaches its REM phase you dream?
Somewhere over my head the delicate airplane dipped and dove, urging me to follow the dusty trail in this strangely warped land. He had sent the airplane, sent the airplane to guide me to his resting place for the week. I hadn't seen him for three days so I followed the plane's guiding flight past blue puff-ball trees and bright red 'X marks the spot' treasure coves. No time to go digging for gold, he had sent for me and I was coming as quickly as my bone weary feet could go.
Up ahead a blinking yellow arrow points towards a sprawling city, the words 'your goal here' painted across the swirling violet sky.
Four-winged birds rising in a cloud of silent fear I swallow and glance up at his guide. In the distant space over its wings a glittering dragon circles, great webbed wings casting shadows larger than reality. Gate looming before me I watch as th