I open my eyes to red and red only. I scream. I’ve gone blind.
Or so I thought; after blinking twice I started to see. Red walls, red floor, red bed sheets. I bring my hand up to my face.
Where am I? I thought. When in fact, I was in my room on my bed without realization. How odd. I wondered how this happened. Then the memories flooded back into my mind.
I was sitting on my bed the way I was now. In my hand was my pocket knife. I couldn’t see through the tears that pooled in the base of my eyes. Even though this image was embedded into my memory, I didn’t recall the purpose. Why was I so sad? Why was I crying? I sat there in a daze, trying to remember. My train of thought got lost in the sea of confusion. It never came back.
Suddenly, I was at school. I was walking through the hallway to my next class. Except I couldn’t remember what class I was going to. Then everything turned transparent with only a black outline. I was in a sketch. Who drew this? I wondered. No one looked up, no one smiled, no one saw me. Or at least it seemed that way. I neared the staircase but I tripped and I fell to the cold hard… ocean?
A salty eternity that pulled me under. I couldn’t breathe. I was drowning. Then, the sky became a mirror. I looked above me. There was an attractive boy walking on the sky. I tried to call for help. He only laughed at me. Why? What’s funny? I thought. Not only laughing, he began to taunt me. I tried reaching upward but my arms were chained to my sides. He burst into a fit of hysterics. His face started looking more and more familiar. He- he became… me. I was up towards the surface! All I had to do was wade to the top and… I fell. I was falling from the sky now. I look beneath me and there is a great pool. A piranha the size of a football field jumps out of the water. It snapped its jaws at me and I continued falling towards its deathly bite. Everything froze.
Then loud music was playing. Seven Nation Army by the White Stripes- my favorite song. I was surrounded by billions of spiders. My worst fear is spiders. They overcame my attempts to escape and they took me in and pulled me back. I screamed as loud as I could but no sound came out.
I awoke in a hospital bed with Jordan lying next to me. My heart weakened. I love him so much. But he is crying and he leaves. I know I will never see him again. I want to stop him but I can’t speak or hear or move. I know what he is about to do; I need to go after him and stop him. But I can’t so I break down helplessly. Everything went black.
I open my eyes to red and red only. I scream. I’ve gone blind. Or so I thought; after blinking twice I started to see. Red walls, red floor, red bed sheets. I bring my hand up to my face.
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