Hush Little Baby"No...Please!!"Hush Little Baby10 years ago in Philosophy & Perspectives More Like This
The small girl was thown into the wall.
"STOP!!DONT DO THIS!!" Her voice was pleading but the man did not yield,instead slapping her across her pale face.
"You good for nothing WHORE!!!" He shouted above the sounds of her weeping.
Her body was not going to hold out much longer,she was only fourteen and she was frail.
"I take you in and raise you and you sleep with every man in the nieghborhood?!?"
"But I didnt!...."
"You-you-you- just what?!"
"It's not true...." Her voice was barely audible.
"Excuse me I cant hear you!!"
"It's not true..." She was a little louder.
"IT'S NOT TRUE DAMMIT!!!" She screamed.
The man looked at her, the vien in his neck buldging as it always did when he was mad.He was silent,stunned she would dare to scream at him.
"IT'S ALL A LIE!!" It was her turn to yell, to stand, to scream at the top of her lungs.
"EVERYTHING!! No one knows the real truth but me!! All
two tired children'when the sky falls,' she whispered softly, playing with the ends of his hair, 'will you hold my hand?'two tired children10 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
they sat in plastic chairs under the streetlight and staring at the stars. the road was empty and the city was hollow, littered with neon advertisements for underwear and french fries. the wind was cool, but not biting, soft and fresh around her neck as she hugged her body, grasping her shoulders and crossing her heart. she'd only brought one bag and she held it between her feet. her little red case of cds and jewelry. all he had was his guitar. she'd never seen him without it. they traveled light, perhaps hoping it'd rub off on their minds, as they sat with their tickets in their pockets and no money in their wallets. she looked up at his face.
'sure,' he said, touching her leg. 'sure i will.'
they turned their heads, looking straight ahead, watching the streetlight shudder and flicker, blinking and fighting as it struggled with the inevitable. it was silent, save for the quiet flow