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##¤¤^^,,,,                  ««^^««                  ,,,,^^¤¤##
##@@¤=^«,,              ,,, SLEEP ,,,               ,,«^=¤@@##
###@¤=^«,,                  ,,««,,                  ,,«^=¤@###
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##@#¤=^«,, SLEEP IS THE MOST IMPORTANT MEAL  OF THE ,,«^=¤#@##
##@#@=^«,, DAY.  SLEEP  IS  SAYING  GOODBYE  FOR  A ,,«^=@#@##
@#¤=««««,, WHILE.  IF YOU CAN  DREAM, YOU ALSO  GET ,,««««=¤#@
#@#@¤=^«,, TO  VISIT  FRIENDS  AND  OTHER  ANIMALS. ,,«^=¤@#@#
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#@#@¤=^«,,                  ,,,,,,                  ,,«^=¤@#@#
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@##@¤=^«,, DEEPER THAN  DEATH  IS TO BE  ALIVE  AND ,,«^=¤@##@
@¤^«,,,,,, ASLEEP. IT IS DEATH IF IT WAS  TEMPORARY ,,,,,,«^¤@
#@@@¤=^«,,            AND REJUVENATING.             ,,«^=¤@@@#
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#@#@¤=^«,,                  ,,,,,,                  ,,«^=¤@#@#
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@@#@¤=^«,, SLEEP  IS  A  BLACK  MARBLE  OUTSIDE  OF ,,«^=¤@#@@
@@¤==«,,,, WHICH THERE  IS NOTHING.  INSIDE  IS ALL ,,,,«==¤@@
#@#@¤=^«,, THE  STARS   AND   IN   THE   MIDDLE   A ,,«^=¤@#@#
##@#¤=^«,, BLACK LAKE.  AT THE FOOT  OF  THIS  LAKE ,,«^=¤#@##
@@¤=^««,,,          STANDS AN OLD FRIEND.           ,,,««^=¤@@
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#@#@¤=^«,, WHEN YOU  SLEEP  ALL  SOUND IS INTERNAL. ,,«^=¤@#@#
@=^^«,,,,, WHEN   YOU  SLEEP  YOUR  BRAIN  SHRINKS. ,,,,,«^^=@
#@#@¤=^«,,                                          ,,«^=¤@#@#
#@#@¤=^«,,                  ,,,,,,                  ,,«^=¤@#@#
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#@#@¤=^«,, IF YOU WISH TO MEASURE SLEEP,  USE THESE ,,«^=¤@#@#
@##@¤=^«,,    FOUR QUANTIFIERS:: GRIP, DEEPNESS,    ,,«^=¤@##@
#¤¤^^^,,,,   OTHERWORLDINESS AND REVITALIZATION.    ,,,,^^^¤¤#
##@#¤=^«,,                                          ,,«^=¤#@##
#@#@¤=^«,, GRIP GOES FROM NOT BEING ABLE TO  LET GO ,,«^=¤@#@#
#@#@¤=^«,, ALL   DAY  (LEFT)  TO  NOT   CARING   TO ,,«^=¤@#@#
@@==^^,,,,             REMEMBER (RIGHT).            ,,,,^^==@@
#@#@¤=^«,,                                          ,,«^=¤@#@#
@¤^,,,,,,,     DEEPNESS GOES FROM BEING SEVERAL     ,,,,,,,^¤@
###@¤=^«,, HUNDRED  METERS  DOWN (LEFT)  TO  BARELY ,,«^=¤@###
@¤==^,,,,,       TOUCHING THE SURFACE (RIGHT).      ,,,,,^==¤@
#¤¤^,,,,,,                                          ,,,,,,^¤¤#
#@#@¤=^«,,   OTHERWORLDLINESS GOES FROM A SINGLE    ,,«^=¤@#@#
#@#@¤=^«,,  COHERENT DREAMSCAPE (LEFT), VIA NORMAL  ,,«^=¤@#@#
#@#@¤=^«,, DREAM  AMOUNTS  (MIDDLE)  TO  NO  DREAMS ,,«^=¤@#@#
#¤¤¤¤=^«,,                 (RIGHT).                 ,,«^=¤¤¤¤#
#@#@¤=^«,,                                          ,,«^=¤@#@#
#@#@¤=^«,, REVITALIZATION  GOES  FROM A  FEELING OF ,,«^=¤@#@#
@@=«,,,,,, NOT HAVING SLEPT AT ALL (LEFT)  TO BEING ,,,,,,«=@@
#@#@¤=^«,, FULL   OF  ENERGY   AND  MAYBE  OPTIMISM ,,«^=¤@#@#
#@#@¤=^«,,                 (RIGHT).                 ,,«^=¤@#@#
@=«,,,,,,,                                          ,,,,,,,«=@
#@=^^«,,,,                    ,,                    ,,,,«^^=@#
#@#@¤=^«,,                                          ,,«^=¤@#@#
#@#@¤=^«,, HIGH OTHERWORLDLINESS  AND HIGH GRIP  IS ,,«^=¤@#@#
@¤^,,,,,,,      A PARTICULARLY EFFECTIVE COMBO.     ,,,,,,,^¤@
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@@#@¤=^«,,                  ««^^««                  ,,«^=¤@#@@
#¤^^^,,,,,             ,,, SEE ALSO ,,,             ,,,,,^^^¤#
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#@#@¤=^«,,               SLEEP DEITIES              ,,«^=¤@#@#
#@#@¤=^«,,              THE BLACKBIRD               ,,«^=¤@#@#
@=^^,,,,,,                 SOLIPSISM                ,,,,,,^^=@
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##@@¤=^«,,                  ««^^««                  ,,«^=¤@@##
#@#@¤=^«,,           ,,, FURTHERMORE ,,,            ,,«^=¤@#@#
@@#@¤=^«,,                  ,,««,,                  ,,«^=¤@#@@
#@#@¤=^«,,                                          ,,«^=¤@#@#
@@¤===^«,, THIS IS  STILL  A  PLACE:  HERE,  IN THE ,,«^===¤@@
##@¤==^«,, SILENCE,   DARKNESS  AND   NIGHT  -  AND ,,«^==¤@##
#@#@¤=^«,, LONELINESS,  HOLDING  A KIND OF DILUTION ,,«^=¤@#@#
###@¤=^«,, OF  REALITY,   AND  SUDDENLY  IT'S   NOT ,,«^=¤@###
#@===^^«,, IMPORTANT  THAT  I  LIE  IN  MY BED, THE ,,«^^===@#
##¤^^«««,, LACK  OF  PRESENCE  BRINGS  THE   NOTION ,,«««^^¤##
@@¤==««,,, THAT,  IF  I  DO  NOT  CHOOSE  SLEEP,  I ,,,««==¤@@
@#@@¤=^«,,    CHOOSE PAST, FUTURE, SOMETHING WITH   ,,«^=¤@@#@
@=«,,,,,,, MORE  SUBSTANCE  THAN   THE   OBJECTS  I ,,,,,,,«=@
@@¤=^«,,,,           SURROUND MYSELF WITH.          ,,,,«^=¤@@
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