I try to explain my nightmares to her
and psychoanalysis only ever seems to offer closure
where it can’t exist.
She says that she hasn’t dreamt in years
except now she’s on this new drug
and the dreams slowly flushed
back as if she were drowning and stopped.
JB is an English poet with a great interest in poetry's ability to express specific mental states. He uses simple language, as well as ambiguity, to explore the fractured relationship of the poet to nature and society.