Thursday, February 28, 2013

Leaving Dreamland by Artwell Masuku

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He wakes up from a dream
Hears a crashing sound
What was that?
He thinks
Tries to see something
In the darkness that surrounds him

There it is again
That sound
Two times two as in maths
Reminds him of something
Something he can’t grasp
Still half asleep
Suddenly it is back
The memory
Of another night
With thunder and lightning
And rain clouding his vision

The memory of valentine
Of a happy evening
Which ended so badly
When she went into the bathroom
Just one second too early
One second
That changed everything
One second
That woke him up
Every night and the only thing
He could do was scream
As the shots rang out.