“What if everyone thought that Bloody Mary took me away?”
The night terrors when she was five left no memory with her, but I’ll admit that I cried when I didn’t know what to do when she woke up screaming.
I forced myself to think of survival, to hold my hand aloft as I pushed forth the final sprint. I could see blood on the snow, and knew it was mine.
Operator: 911, what’s the address of your emergency?
Caller: I’m in the walls.