Wednesday, February 3, 2010


There was something about the darkness that frightened me. I suppose partly because I knew there are nocturnal varmints that could be lurking at night in the jungle and secondly, the dream was still fresh on my mind.
As I brought my foot slowly out from under the covers and pointed my toes to touch the floor, I proceeded with hesitancy and without taking  my eyes off of the window, I knew the distance from the bed to it  would take two steps so I focused on those steps.
Just then my sister stirred and signed in her sleep which reminded me I wasn't alone...

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