Human Experiences 2More Like This
As she stood locked in her embrace with N, Touko noticed that his breathing had become ragged and shallow. She pulled away from him slightly and looked up at his now tear stained face.
"Oh no!" she exclaimed. "Please don't cry, N. I know it's hard for you to touch people." She released her grasp on his waist and, before stepping back from him, gently wiped away the tears from his face.
"No, it's not that " he started. He sighed and crossed his arms in frustration. Why was it so hard to find the words when he knew what he felt? He closed his eyes as he tried harder to find the right thing to say to her.
"N?" she said after several moments of awkward silence. "Is everything okay?"
"Yes," he said dejectedly, annoyed at his inability to frame his thoughts.
"Come on," she said playfully. "Out with it already."
He opened one eye and cocked his head to the side, his long green hair swishing behind him like a tail. "I guess I
A Single ThoughtMore Like This
Darkness engulfs my soul,
My entire being,
It rings in my ears,
Black wings sprout,
The pain sears,
A single though dances in my mind,
How can you be saved,
When there is no one there to help?