Daydreams & Narcoleptic Nightmares

The Memoirs & Poems of John Cornelius Rogers

Imaginary snakes, Ouija board experiments, World War II and Nursing Home Sex Scandals
John Cornelius Rogers, a narcoleptic war veteran, experienced emotions so strong they made him collapse. You would, too, if you discovered sex scandals in nursing homes, saw snakes come out of the wall while you were eating dinner, and uncovered a murder using a makeshift ouija board. Join John in the journey through his prose and poetry, silly and sad…

15% of the profits from sales of this book will be donated to the charity Narcolepsy UK

Daydreams & Narcoleptic Nightmares can be bought here: Amazon

Some Sample Poems

About the Author

John Cornelius Rogers was my father. He suffered from Narcolepsy and Cataplexy and writing became an outlet for the emotions he had to keep locked down deep inside himself. I wanted to publish his memoirs and poetry to honour his memory.


“An often funny, witty and sometimes poignant series of anecdotes and poems that capture the everyday life of one John Cornelius Rogers. I love reading about events that both reverberate worldwide when we read about John Rogers’ training during World War Two, to the microcosm of family life.” – Fantasy Book Nerd

“Daydreams and Nightmares offers a wonderful first person account of a fascinating time in history, told through wild, varied vignettes, and evocative poetry.” – K. R. R. Lockhaven

“So enjoyed it including the poetry. A 5* from me.” – Judith Benson

“Rogers writes in a very engaging manner, witty, thoughtful and taut. I laughed out loud in several places, very keen eye for the absurd!” – Sally Beety

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