Professor Conway de Prieto
10 January 2014
I had the strangest dream last night. The day dawned crisp and clear, and it was a good, cloudless morning. While taking my first breath in my new surroundings, I felt sheer serenity from beginning to end. Although the whiff of air lasted a mere second at most, my feelings seemed eternal. As I glanced into my field of vision, a cool breeze blew across my face. I had a slight view of the bay ahead and some cliffs into the distance. What a perfect moment it seemed, could it just last forever? Well, be careful what you wish for because my excitement soon faded, as I looked closer at the ambiance.
I found that my pure and ideal fantasy was turning into none other than a misleading hallucinatory deception. As my eyes stopped gazing into the beyond, I changed my focus to what was directly across from me. Thinking that I had been alone this whole time, I was alarmed to see a strange figure. But this was no normal figure, it was extremely distorted and I felt my heart sink into my chest as soon as I laid eyes on it. I felt an uneasy feeling arising and wished I could blank out of what I just saw and return to the calmness I had felt just moments ago. As I approached the strange being I noticed that it had an eye. The eye was closed and it had beautiful, long eyelashes. I could not understand if it was dead or just sleeping, it was not breathing. Well, there was really no way it could have been breathing. There was no body attached, from what I could grasp. It was just a part of a person’s face, peacefully resting on the ground. What it was doing there, I do not know. To me, it could have represented anything. Possibly something with great meaning, or that I shouldn’t have eaten that piece of cheese before bed. Whatever it was doing there, I found it quite disturbing and I just did not want to stare at it any longer. I could not get myself to touch it, I was afraid of what...