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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

October Drabbles - 1

“Open your eyes,” they said, because he was asleep and they wanted him to wake up.

“Open your eyes,” they said, because he had screwed them up tight so he wouldn’t see.

“Open your eyes,” they said, and they tugged at the hands he was holding in front of his face.

“Open your eyes.”

He opened his eyes; then they went away.

Tommy’s mother opened the bedroom door. She picked her screaming son off the floor, and hugged him and comforted him. Then she swore she would never again let him eat so much Halloween candy before going to bed.

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