Sunday, 23 June 2013

Hide and Seek

By Natalie

Pitch black darkness, and the tiniest crack of light creeping in. Lights off. Curtains drawn, and heavy breathing upon me.

Perfume lingers in the air. I hear the creaking of the bed, meaning someone is near. I lie against the wall, arms by my sides. I can almost hear my heart pounding. Footsteps creep close. Soft shuffles in the room. Someone had been found. I wondered if it would be me next.

Still standing there, crammed against the wall, almost in plain sight. Suddenly like a flash of lightning, the lights turn on. I win once again.

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