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§.§.§§.§.§ Not  Actually A Palace. A Cottage In The ..§§§....§
§§§§.§§§§§  Woods (Temperate Climate, Rains Every   .§..§...§.
...§§....§ Other   Day,  Springs  And  Streams  And §§.§§..§§§
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..§§...§.§ I Wake Up Every Morning At Six Am.  It'S §§§§.§.§.§
.§.§..§§§§ Dark,  And  The  Stars  Are Out, But The ...§§§§§§§
§§§§.§.... Sun Is About To  Rise.  Its A  Long Day, ..§......§
...§§§.... Before  It Fades  To  Night  Again,  And .§§.....§.
..§..§.... Then It  Stays  So Until  I Fall Asleep. §.§....§§.
.§§.§§...§ It  Doesn'T  Rise  Unless  I'Ve  Had  My §§§...§.§.
§.§§.§..§§                  Dreams.                 ..§..§§§§.
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§§§§§.§§.. In This Cottage  There'S  A Lot Of Radio .§.§§§.§.§
....§§.§..   Equipment, Sound Stuff, Synths, Tape   §§§..§§§§.
...§.§§§.§ Players.  Pen And Paper, Books, Cameras, ..§.§...§.
..§§§..§§§ Mirrors, Prisms,  And Various  Things To .§§§§..§§.
.§..§.§..§ Do Art  With. The Fridge Is  Filled With §...§.§.§.
§§.§§§§.§§ Differet Foods, All Of Them  Intriguing, §..§§§§§§.
.§§...§§.§             Slightly Weird.              §.§.....§§
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.§.§.§§§§§ I  Have Friends  - There'S A Cat,  And A §.§.§§.§.§
§§§§§..... Dog   (Who  Is  Ridicolously  Large  And §§§§.§§§§§
....§..... Wants To  Be The Big Spoon). I Listen To ...§§.....
...§§..... The Shortwave Radio, And  Transmit A Bit ..§.§.....
..§.§....§ Myself,  Songs  And  Poetry,  And  Found .§§§§.....
.§§§§...§§ Sounds From The Forest. The  Others Tell §...§.....
§...§..§.. Of Their Lives, Play The Guitar For  Me, §..§§.....
§..§§.§§.. And Tell  Tales  Of  The  Old  World.  I §.§.§....§
§.§.§§.§..      Consider Them Friends As Well.      §§§§§...§.
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.§§§§§§§§§ Most  Importantly,  There'S A Two Square .§§§..§...
§........§ Meter  Area  On The  Floor  Where  I Can §..§.§§...
§.......§. "Save"  Things. Whatever  I  Put In Here §.§§§.§..§
§......§§. Will  Not  Be  Affected  By  The Nightly §§..§§§.§.
§.....§.§§    Reset. Everything Else, However, Is   .§.§..§§§§
§....§§§..     Completely Reset Overnight: Synth    §§§§.§....
§...§..§.§  Patches Removed, Food Uneaten, Wounds   ...§§§...§
§..§§.§§§§ Healed, And  Wherever  And  Whenever I'D ..§..§..§.
§.§.§§.... Fall Asleep  I'D  Always  Wake  Up Fully .§§.§§.§§§
§§§§.§.... Rested  In  My  Bed.  Sometimes  There'S §.§§.§§...
...§§§...§ Accidents   Where   I  Lose   Stuff   By §§.§§.§..§
..§..§..§. Forgetting  To Put Them  In The  Square. .§§.§§§.§§
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.§§.§§§..§ At  Night,  I   Have  Demi-Lucid  Dreams §.....§..§
§.§§..§.§. Where The  Spirits Of  The Forest Around §....§§.§§
§§.§.§§§§. The Cottage  Tries To Communicate. Here, §...§.§§..
.§§§§...§§ It'S  Not Endless  But  Connected  To  A §..§§§.§.§
§...§..§.. Large  Sprawling  City, Where  My  Radio §.§..§§§§§
§..§§.§§.. Friends Live. We  Go Exploring  Together §§§.§.....
§.§.§§.§.§ - Things Are Deep And Dark - But  Unlike ..§§§....§
§§§§.§§§§§ Me, They Never Remember  During The Day. .§..§...§.
...§§....§ This  Is  A  Mystery  We  Often Discuss. §§.§§..§§§
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