A Fallen Horror

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She fell to the floor in a crumpled heap of tears, fabric and hair, wishing she wasn't here. Things were different, changing, spiraling out of control, so far out of control, in fact, that she couldn't pull anything back into her control. She knew she needed help. Perhaps she was going slightly crazy. Her mother was all she had left in her family, everyone else was only related by marriages. She didn't get along with her mother either. Perhaps, the slightly insane, slightly wild and unimaginable pain she felt, was due to the constant arguing about her not being good enough.

She knew her mother wanted best. It was all she knew how to do. But maybe--just maybe, if she left, it wouldn't matter. She couldn't do that now, though, not without a well thought out plan. Not only that, but her friends; well, that would do unimaginable things to them. It would have made her an awful friend. 

Her feet slowly made their way up the stairwell, her hand dragging along the wall, her eyes glazed. She entered her room, and without wanting to, made her way to her small, tidy desk. She fell to her knees, tears streaming down a dazed face from broken eyes. She slowly reached into the drawer, producing an angular shape of glass from it's depths.

As she lifted her shirt and brought the glass to her stomach, her hands shaking, she squeezed her eyes shut tightly. She drew the deadened blade across deadened and scarred skin, producing a thin, red line that grew and dripped. The pain dripped away down her stomach as she lay on the floor in pain. 

It was pain, but it was a different pain, a pain that pulled her away and distracted her from the happenings of the real world. The blade, the painkiller, the paingiver, was tucked away for another day of forgetting.


Submitted: January 17, 2014

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