The Secret to a Good Night's Sleep

30 November 2015 ● less than 1 min read ● 1 image
The Secret to a Good Night's Sleep

I wrote this on a bus from Nagano to Tokyo, watching strangers asleep side by side. I thought, "What would the success rate be if you intentionally tried to fall asleep on people? How many would simply let you?"

I enjoyed playing with contrast in this story; what at first seems safe and warm in fact comes at a cost.

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Hengtee Lim

I'm a writer in Tokyo, Japan

I'm a Tokyo based writer who does food, coffee, and short fiction. In love with the ever constant ebb and flow of Tokyo life.

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