Dream: Thirst

All the water is poisonous. We keep trying to figure out ways to clean it, so we can drink it. But nothing works. It’s not bacteria — boiling it does nothing.

Someone eventually invents a system that cleanses the water, but it takes all day, every day, with every man,, woman and child working 18-hour shifts, to get enough clean water to drink, just to survive.

Constantly dying of thirst — it’s only the thirst that keeps us going, even as it almost kills us.

We work all day, every day, for the rest of our lives, just to drink, just to live.

(But, then, I should really just shut my bloody trap. Shouldn’t I.)

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