A hungry room

Their tangled chattering filling the space, Hungrily gulping the empty air Until they have devoured all. Chewing until only I am left, With no sense of space or purpose Waves of nonsense battling my defeated form. Sleep¬†tugs at me, Suddenly the noises shift, pushed back by my mind Their yelps now a soft lullaby. Exhaustion¬†cradles…

The sound of his breath

I wake. Darkness has enveloped the world, From it, the shadows emerge Forcing me to lie back down with senses whirled. Stabbing pain. Heat from fear crawls up my legs, Sweating my body rebelling I curl up into a shivering egg. Breath. I hear its whispering echo pulling me, Turning to the comfort I nestle…