The Lark
Published in

The Lark

I Watched Her Close Her Eyes

Historical fiction

Image by 304cina62 on Pixabay

The words lift off, twirling around as I try to force them back onto the page, into sentences. Every thought that comes ebbs away while my back presses into the wall. Eyelids grow heavier with every second. A yawn escapes my mouth before surrendering into the world of darkness.

The drumming is light and rhythmic, reminding me of the waves hitting the side…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store