Encounter of Horror

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A girl wakes up and decides to rest outside on the grass. While sitting down, she encounters something...

Submitted: June 05, 2014

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The coolness of the bed sheets wake me up. Morning. I fumble out, looking for my sneakers. Putting on my jacket, I look at the clock. It should be about time when everyone else at home wakes up. I sneak outside to the chilly outdoors. 
 The pale blue sky is streaked with stripes of cloud that seems to unfurl towards the sun, which lays toward the distant horizon. Awed, I stare for a while until a low moaning causes me to snap my head back in a whipping motion. Nothing. Making a face, I turn back and watch the clouds seem to leap out (or so it seems) from the sun until the same sound, this time louder, catches onto my hearing. Suddenly a cold chill engulfs my spine as I turn around.
 The thing isn't a person. Its arms and legs are bent at angles that make it look deformed. Its skin gives off an eerie dark-green glow. The sunlight above seems to shrivel away at wherever it moves. The grass beneath it rots away, and I notice that the creature is trailing blood. A sheen of sweat covers me as the monster steps closer, closer, and closer. The fragrant scent of grass and flowers aren't there anymore. Overwhelmed, I just stare into the creatures eye sockets where it's eyes should have been. It's staring at me. The creature lets out a long, sorrowful groan, making me feel nearly sorry for it. It takes a slow, reluctant step toward me. Then it lunges, its sharp teeth sinking into my skull. But now, it's too late to scream. My vision fills with black.
 I jolt awake to a horrid scream, only realizing it had been a dream. " A dream, a dream, a dream." I mumbled repeatedly. This had been the fourth night the nightmare had happened. Waking up to a sweaty back and screaming every morning wasn't all there should be in my life. Frustrated, I let out a loud growl. But what can a growl do? It couldn't make me feel better. I closed my eyes. Relief swept over me as a calming wave that blew all my sorrows away. Instead of with force, a smile crept up my face. Climbing out of bed, I thought, maybe I can turn this situation around after all. 


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