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I walked towards the main viewI walked towards the main viewing window from the now empty bridge, dragging a fold able chair behind me. Hours ago the bridge was bustling with activities as officers went along their business, maintaining functionality of the CNR Murder. I have given the officers break to have the bridge all to myself. The Murder is on autopilot and her screen slowly faded to darkness as I told her I wanted to see Uitra III, my home planet. I set the chair down and collapsed, mere feets away from the cold window as the bridge was slowly illuminated with a blue hue by the planet. I closed my eyes slowly, as the engines of the ships hummed peacefully, while basking in the light from the stars and my home. Everyone of them, shining, just for me.
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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