I awoke from a dream of compassion and companionship, where a friend stayed and helped me draw strength from myself when none could be found elsewhere, when all others gave up and left me.
Layers of morning clouds are highlighted by the sunlight from above, and some from below. Yet a stream of black wisps travel in an unusual direction - south to north, whereas most of the other masses remain still or very slowly move west to east. Although it is dawn, the sunlight is orange yellow of sunset, not cold yellow of a new day.
Watching and checking the pulse.