The Watchers

August 30, 2012
By WritingFromTheSky BRONZE, New Lexington, Ohio
WritingFromTheSky BRONZE, New Lexington, Ohio
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Life is nothing but a beautiful tragedy.


I had no idea what to expect. No, I take that back. I expected something to jump at me when I opened the door. I braced myself, preparing for the worst. There was nothing. The only thing in the long corridor was a small envelope lying on the shag carpet. I knelt to pick it up, and opened it as I stood. It was empty. 'Why would they give me this?' I grimaced. 'Because they never want me to figure this out', I thought. As I turned to go back in the room, I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror. I looked haggard, like I'd aged ten years since this all began. A sudden burst of digital hum from the TV snapped me to attention. A family in a hotel room much similar to mine occupied the screen. For a reason I had yet to find out, I set into a panic. It felt like invisible hands were wrapped around my throat. And that's when it hit me. I had seen that family before. In the lobby, checking in. A single thought penetrated my tidal wave of confusion. 'If I'm watching them, who's watching me?'


The author's comments:
Yes, I know it's really short. But, it's for a contest and I'm not allowed to write very much. < this upset me. A lot.

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on Sep. 9 2012 at 9:13 am
WritingFromTheSky BRONZE, New Lexington, Ohio
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Life is nothing but a beautiful tragedy.

Thank you!!

on Sep. 8 2012 at 5:47 pm
dreamer3 SILVER, Edmond, Oklahoma
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Everything happens for a reason even if you don't know what that reason is.

It's really good


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