To Sleep With Robert
Life with one pesky hypnagogic and hypnopompic experience.

            “You want to get off me, Robert?”
            Robert is my HHE, my Hypnagogic and Hypnopompic Experience.  I know he’s not real.  He’s a night paralysis.  He’s a fairly common and basically benign neurological phenomenon.  But right now, he’s sitting on my chest and I can’t really breathe.
            “Trying to breathe, here.”
            Robert looks like a bear.  He can be a bear of any color or breed, variably a white polar type or a black grizzly type.  Either way, he’s always got just the biggest butt.  He makes a  pyramidal shape when he sits on top of me... 

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