if you stay home you can’t leave

i woke up about ten minutes ago with a throbbing headache, pains flying like a pendelum back and forth from side to side of my skull.  my throat also is creaky and sore and it pinches a bit too.  my dreams last night were empty, and this morning is grey and moist out.  i actually have a really hard time using that word- moist, i’ve never enjoyed it much, always makes me feel a bit awkward and perverse. anyway, because i am responsible and i can’t miss classes today, i’m braving the illness, whatever it may be, and i’m going to get ready now.