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LSSN, Chapter 6-Don't Cry Over MeAs the flowers of serenity faded the fear rose once more, but I made a resolve there and then; I would not die here! Gazing at the 'heat-waved' horizon I dragged myself across the earth with every ounce of strength my slender arms could manage...until I reached the shade of the trees. I lay there, a blood trail connecting me still to the patch where my life was determined to come to an end. There was no-one here to help me, but why should anyone be here; it's not like I can't take care of myself. I felt a nauseous feeling come over me, it rose up my throat and the taste came first; it felt as though a frog had been caught in my throat and was trying to make its way out not to mention that it probably tasted similar to that too. Before I the sickness was over I slipped away again, but this time there was nothing...just the silent blackness to accompany me.
I awoke to bright lights and a white ceiling, it glinted in the strength of the dozens of block lights adjourning the ceiling
LSSN, Chapter 5-Arms Wide OpenTears flowed over the sweltering Earth as i awoke to realise that I was still alive, but still completely alone in the crimson dust. Now conscious I could feel the fear once more rising up my chest accompanied by more blood surfacing from my lungs, bringing back the taste of metal into my bone-dry mouth. It was then that I attempted to block everything out, i began to whisper a gentle and soothing rhythmic pattern of words to myself; consoling my tears and fighting the fear burrowing within me.
"Why so down little bird,
Your wing can mend,
But a broken heart is harder to lose,
Learn to smile little bird,
Learn to fly free,
You're precious to me,
Like the moon to the sea,
When that wing mends little bird,
Fly fast and free,
Don't look back at me,
With sad eyes of longing,
Look forward to what will be,
Little bird learn to smile,
Little bird learn to be free."
When the last syllable faded into silence I drifted into a place which I had long since forgotten, un-knowingly, i was to
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