Tattered Sails by Joe Bonita
“But Pooh couldn’t sleep. The more he tried to sleep the more he couldn’t. He tried counting Sheep, which is sometimes a good way of getting to sleep, and, as that was no good, he tried counting Heffalumps. And that was worse. Because every Heffalump that he counted was making straight for a pot of Pooh’s honey, and eating it all. For some minutes he lay there miserably, but when the five hundred and eighty-seventh Heffalump was licking its jaws, and saying to itself, “Very good honey this, I don’t know when I’ve tasted better,” Pooh could bear it no longer.”
― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
Insomnia is a boat that travels a vast ocean.
The motor of this boat has broken.
The sails are torn to tatters by some long-ago storm that everyone only vaguely remembers.
The boat itself is enormous and seemingly deserted…
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