Dream Diary: “Five Charles Dickens Novels”

An ordinary housecat is painted to look like a tiger. I know it is a housecat but am afraid of it anyway.

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A prostitute and her client speak in euphemisms to avoid the law. People are supposed to talk about “books” instead of sex.

“I’d like five Charles Dickens novels.”

“Honey, just say ‘books.’ You want five books.”

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I spend most of my time searching every power outlet for a very specific type of charger that I have left somewhere. I speak to a man through flowers.