• The Midnight Promise

    I fell asleep with a well of tears in my heart and I woke up suffocating in the solitude of my bedroom, under the apparent safety of my duvet.

    An intruder had entered my room silently and lay on my waist, pounding down on my chest, compressing the air out of my lungs with the weight of all the gravity in the world. I squirmed with all my might but the attacker was unrepentant, slowly, purposefully, and agonisingly squeezing all the beats out of my heart.Read More