In the dream one of the students’ projects is to photo-journal a mountain expedition of their choosing; several students actually do it, but a few cheat – cutting and pasting material from the internet and handing it in as if they had really gone on the journey. I say to one of them, ‘Our fingers scroll at the pace of angels’ thoughts because they are not about anything.’

David Capps is a philosophy professor at Western Connecticut State University. He is the author of two chapbooks: Poems from the First Voyage (The Nasiona Press, 2019) and A Non-Grecian Non-Urn (Yavanika Press, 2019). He lives in Hamden, CT.