Do not read my works if you are offended by descriptions of sexuality and violence.
In this dream, I am a teacher.
I write a sentence on the blackboard: “If it pleases my Master, I will suffer willingly.”
“Now,” I ask the class, “one of you has written this in his or her homework. Who can tell me what the two grave faults are in this sentence?”
A girl stands up and says, “It says Master, but it should also say Mistress!”
“That’s true,” I answer, “but this is not what I had wanted to hear — 20 lashes, after the class!”
She thanks me — at least this she knows — and sits down. Silence from the rest of the class.
“Now, that can’t be that difficult?” I ask them.
Still no reply. Oh my god, haven’t they learned anything?
“Now listen,” I say, “there’s a flaw each of the two parts of the sentence. If it pleases my Master — now, you can not impose conditions for anything, can you? If it pleases — do you think that your Master might have to explain himself to you? That you have a right to know whether anything pleases him or not? What insolence! And then the second part: … I will suffer willingly. Now, what is that supposed to mean? Willingly? What will are you talking about? You do not have a will, other than your Master’s. Is that clear?”
“Is that clear?” I ask again.
“Yes, Master,” they say.
“Stand up,” I say to a petite dark-haired girl with nicely erect nipples. I take the whip in my hand. “Are you willing to receive 30 lashes?”
“If it pleases you, Master,” she says.
Oh my god! I wipe the sweat from my brows — teaching can be quite a frustrating experience!