The waking dream supposes it is dreamed
by the tourist in the truck bed watching lions
who regard her, themselves wakened when she screamed.
She wrecked the truck attempting to read signs
in Chinese symbols warning, ‘Do not stop.'
The no-doors truck's a nightmare; it won't start.
With lions approaching, she climbs the truck's top
which is not half as high as how her heart
is trying to ascend, with her left here