The Heart Is Oil

If a man see himself in a dream seeing his face in a mirror, beware: it means another wife.

—Papyrus Chester Beatty III, British Museum (Thebes,
    nineteenth dynasty)

If a man should dream and should see himself dreaming
a dream, seeing himself in a mirror
seeing that the heart is oil riding
the blood like an eyelid toward which he is moving,
his bones like a boat and his gut strung up
for a sail in the wind of his breathing,

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