Stories tagged “ACCIDENT”

  • Sleep Trials

    October 14

    Day five that Brent has woken up ravenous and exhausted. Officially it's day five. It's been at least five days since I noticed a pattern and decided to track it's course. I'm not surprised that he's exhausted. He told me about his dreams and …

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Role Reversal

    I hung up the phone, tears on my cheeks. Sniffling to get control of them, I knew who I had to call next.

    "Miss Ann? This is Marie, Elizabeth's sister."

    "Do you want me to get her for you?"

    "No, Miss Ann, she's going to need some time off. I'm coming t…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • The Accident

    Thinking of you.

    A summer dream. Violently happy.

    All the love... Absorbed in you, Oblivious.

    One time, Red light means go.

    Sudden death! Passenger.

    Nobody’s fault but mine.

    Oh, no!

    Pray for me. Save me!

    Roads: Relentless Reminder.

    The family. The funera…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • The Observer

    I watch the paramedics work. They’re trying so hard. I can’t see who they’re working on, but they’re determined.

    I try to recall what happened. Everything flashes by in a blur. The party. Taking the keys from Tom. Driving him home.

    We started arguing. I…

    Posted 6 years ago