I Am Certain I Cannot FeelI am almost certain of it.I Am Certain I Cannot Feel4 years ago in Short Stories
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Time is silk, but when it unravels, the shreds are crimson and undeniably existent. I watch the tattered fabric drift to a graveyard, where it's color caught the eye of rotting corpses. The abandoned bodies beg for a shred of life, just a little more time, but their veins are too decayed to exist anymore.
And this, this is my blood.
I stare at nerves vacant of impulses, far too frozen to feel anymore. This numbness has goose bumps crawling out from under my skin, and I'm ashamed to say I can longer perceive the cold.
For I, am frozen from the inside out.
Granite tombstones and polished angels, my collapsing statues of friendship. They gaze into the remains of my freezer-burnt heart, searching for just a shred, but the scarlet silk has been drained from me, and time along with it.
Stone ghosts, not strong enough to look away.
An ocean has been emptied, and my chest cavity has never felt so dehydrated. I choke o