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Strange Noises In My Head

by Richard Tornello


BEEP BEEP BOW BOP BEEP
These signals, in my head… while I sleep.
In alpha state, they’re clear as day.
When fully awake, they go away!

If I nap, I’ll catch a beep, or two.
So I’ll force myself to my feet and try to figure what I hear.
But fully cognizant,
so weird I fear,
the transmission in my head,
well,
IT
All,
but disappears.

To add some data to this tale:
This nail-pop bump upon my head,
corresponds to the noise, that I’ve just said.
How it got here I don’t know (nor do remember).
No time was missing; no wandering lost.
Alien abduction? Not a thought.

I had an MRI today and found
Embedded deep within,
on a deep spaced frequency band:
This Space For Rent, Inquire Within


© 2010 Richard Tornello

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