black outside, white in
tough cookie, with soft filling,
both are oh so sweet.
white outside, dark in
same tough cookie, soft filling,
filling and feeling.
New Life Part 1He came bearing down on me, his eyes wild. I was frozen to the ground, terrified. I had never dreamed it would end this way. I had never thought I would die at the hands of this man. He lunged at me, and the last thing I remembered was searing pain coursing through every vein in my body.
I regained consciousness in my bed. I looked out the window and saw it was the dead of night. I got up. I found I was still in my ragged clothes. I quickly changed and made my way silently out the door. I heard a noise coming from my parent's room. It was strange, like a gust of wind. I also heard beats, even and slow. There were two rhythms going on in my parent's room. I crept forward, unsure of what I was hearing. But as I stole a look through the partly closed door, I saw nothing unusual. Suddenly, one of the beats quickened and my mother shifted in her sleep. As the even thumps grew slow again, I realized they were heartbeats. And the windy noise was my mom and dad's breathing. I had he