16. Living with my parents and two spoiled little sisters. A short midwestern
bungalow, lived in my whole life. Typical.
normal day would consist of me waking up, getting dressed and then walking out
the door without saying a word to anyone. Then going to school and not
listening to a word anyone says, coming home, grabbing a snack and then locking
myself in my room until the next day.
for some reason, I woke up today feeling off with a sense that just wouldn’t go
away. As I sat in class I felt eyes boring holes into my skin. Clearly someone
was watching me throughout the whole period, but I wasn’t one to give in.
I sat there staring out the window to my left while trying to ignore the fact
that my face was burning.
the bell rang, I quickly got up and ran out from the class and walked towards
the library to avoid the sensation.
I walked down the hall towards the library I could hear footsteps behind me, so
I changed directions and decided it was time to head home.
I walked farther away from the school, I could still hear the footsteps. I
instinctively looked back but there was no one there. My heart started
pounding. Either I was going crazy or someone was actually following me.
turned back and continued walking. As I cut through the empty field, I saw a
shadow lurking from the side of my eyes. I looked back and could see a girl my
age hiding behind one of the trees, staring at me in intensely, as if awaiting
something. Perhaps it was a secret admirer, I raised my hand to wave hello.
I looked at her a second time I could see that her face was distorted. Blood
dripped down the sides of her face. Fresh cuts oozed flesh from underneath and
her stomach had a jagged line revealing her raised infected intestines. I opened
my mouth to scream, when suddenly a hand clamped down over my mouth and dragged