Fatigue enveloped him. He sighed and sank back into bed.
In early high school, it had been Ian Curtis of Joy Division. During graduate study, Kurt Cobain. Midway through his practice, Elliott Smith.
Ephemeral exaggerations to some; but really, the connecting matter of his life.
When he got to his office, he booked time with his mentor.
Brian quoted Matthew Arnold as reaffirmation:
'Everything will return.
Our bodies to earth,
Our blood to water,
Heat to fire,
Breath to air.'
He suggested it was a joyous release from earthly life.
David remained unsure.