Screams

January 24, 2010
By ClicheBecauseItsTrue PLATINUM, A City, California
ClicheBecauseItsTrue PLATINUM, A City, California
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I’d never given much thought to how I would die – though I’d had reason enough in the last few months – but even if I had, I would not have imagined it like this. With all that had been going on lately, I was half-expecting to die in tortured agony. Not that this wasn’t torturous. In fact, I would have preferred dying listening to my own shrieks, drowning in my own blood. Not like this.


This – this right here was killing me. Hearing his screams was ripping me apart, tearing off piece after piece of what I was. I had to be dying. How could one be in this much pain and not be dying?


The voices stopped, the motion stopped, but the cries continued. And then they threw him out, next to me, on the cold hard concrete. I couldn’t see him through the wall of tears streaming down my face. He was there, though. I knew because the screaming didn’t stop.


There were so many things I wanted to shout at the men who had done this – so much I wanted to tell him. But my throat was blocked with hurt, and when I opened my mouth, nothing came out.


I couldn’t look at him, couldn’t bear to see him like this. So I lay my tear-streaked face on his chest and I screamed with him. I let our screams intermix in the air until mine was the only voice left. And then until there was no sound at all.



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on Jul. 16 2010 at 11:40 pm
ClicheBecauseItsTrue PLATINUM, A City, California
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=P love ya too

on Jun. 15 2010 at 7:47 pm
imperfection GOLD, Gilroy, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Dream as though you'll live forever, live as though you'll die today."
~James Dean (1931-1955), American Motion Picture Actor, symbol of rebellion

thats a bit violent blonde face

on Mar. 28 2010 at 6:50 pm
ClicheBecauseItsTrue PLATINUM, A City, California
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Nope. Forgery is baad haha. and thank you

on Jan. 29 2010 at 4:27 pm
sleeplessdreamer PLATINUM, Raleigh, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"I have always wanted to write in such a way that people say, 'I have always thought that but never found the words for it.'" -anonymous

ohh! ok, then. fo r a second there I thought you were forging stephenie meyer's work. If that's the case, good job with the assignment. IfI was a teacher i would have given you an A.

on Jan. 28 2010 at 9:53 pm
ClicheBecauseItsTrue PLATINUM, A City, California
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it was a school assignment. we had to choose between two first lines of books and continue writing from there, so....

on Jan. 28 2010 at 8:15 pm
sleeplessdreamer PLATINUM, Raleigh, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"I have always wanted to write in such a way that people say, 'I have always thought that but never found the words for it.'" -anonymous

Let me guess.... your inspiration was Twilight.


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