The Ugly Truth

[<] [>]  by C. Scott Davis [@]

1 January 2014

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Drabble Challenge #117

Prompt: fearless

Sometimes, I catch a glimpse of it, just out of the corner of my eye, and no matter how quickly I look away, the image still burns its way into my mind.

This time though, it's worse; this time, I am faced with the whole of it, unavoidable, and that awful reality stabs me in the heart.

I close my eyes, and just for a moment, I can breathe again.

But it's still there, waiting -- to remind me -- to torture me.

I can run away, pretend, forget... for a while.

No. Not this time. This time, I open my eyes.




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