I often wake up, covered in ice-cold sweat, shaking like a shitting woodlouse, Hieronymus Bosch-like images bouncing off the inner wall of my skull, the screams of a thousand banshees clawing at my ear-drums – and that’s just when I accidentally fall asleep at my desk at work.
I have the odd nightmare at home, too. Sometimes, these nightmares are triggered by something I’ve seen; a horror movie, a dead fox by the side of the road, a cucumber placed behind me while I’m eating my dinner, or a left-handed person etc.
And today I have seen another thing that will be giving me nightmares tonight.
The idea behind Instagram account @thingsihavedrawn is simple: two young boys draw some pictures of things and their dad then transforms them into photo-realistic mistakes birthed from the very depths of Hades.
OH GOD... OH JESUS CHRIST
CTRL ALT DELETE CTRL ALT FUCKING DELETE
THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU
IT VISITS ME IN THE NIGHT AND I DON'T WANT IT TO ANYMORE.
Yeah, no, I’m asking my boss if I can go home right this minute. I’m not writing anything else today. In fact, I’m just gonna go right n