Rip Van Winkled

Am I awake, or do I dream;

And has life started anew?

Box ajar, broken a seam;

How will I know what to do!

Elicited by the story Rip Van Winkle. Photo courtesy of House of Themes. When life’s continuity is interrupted or destroyed, a choice emerges to embrace new possibilities or to “go back to sleep.” Authored circa 1999