By Arick Wong

Arick Wong is a prospective graduate student in circadian neurobiology. Currently living in Seattle, Arick enjoys bike rides, IPAs, and gloomy weather. Read more of Arick's writing at


To sleep perchance to Sit in a dark room Ventilation buzzing A slow wave behind Double doors trap the Night walking wake Subject to deep remembering Five candles stage One’s existence up Late without flux Blind little boxes React timelessly In anticipation Eyeful corner Monitored awake Somnolent book Oh, lab of my dreams Collect all my sleep Scatter my wake