Where am I?
There is no light. The emptyness is pressing against me like a crowd. But what is a crowd? I can't remember.
I can't see anything. I can feel my body without touching it, but it's not here. Is that possible? It's like nothing exists in this darkness. I think I'm scared of the dark. Am I scared of the dark? What does it mean 'to be scared'?
My body is thumping. I think it's called a 'beat'. The middle bit of me goes 'Beat', 'Beat', 'Beat'. It feels....natural?
If I touch something (how do you touch?) it feels cold. Cold all around me.
I think I like it. I think it feels nice.
I don't feel worried at all. I don't know what 'worried' is, but I'm sure I would know if I was feeling it.
I can move! 'Movement' feels like 'intense' and 'Ouch' put together. I feel 'Ouch' all over my body.
Now I think I'm standing. I remember standing. Standing feels like not standing but instead, it's tiring and I feel like I want to stop standing again.
Something is changing. There is something with me. Is it around me? I think it is called 'hearing'.
Yes, it is. I can 'hear' something. It's a 'Pat' 'Pat' 'Pat' hearing sound. It's everywhere now. The darkness is making a sound?
Can a sound get bigger? The 'Pat' sound is getting bigger. Bigger than the darkness. I don't like it. Go away!
Where is away? Can I go away? Who am I?
The darkness is gone. I still don't feel worried. But now I am worried if I don't feel at all. I want to feel.
The darkness is all gone. Everything is real now; everything has got a shape. The place I am in has a shape, with lines and flat bits that stretch up and across - like a room?
The bit of me where I am speaking to myself from hurts. My 'face' hurts. The 'brightness' hurts. I think I remember....
....is this Light?
There is a darkness in the light, in the middle. It looks like another me. It has a body, but I can't see it. The body is too dark.
Now I feel worried. I want to 'run'. But I can't remember what 'running' is anymore. My body is moving away from the light.
This is one thing I can remember. It is called 'Fear'.
Now there are more sounds.
"Shhhh...It's ok. I don't want you to feel fear anymore." Is the new sound. I can only understand the sound 'Fear'.
The other me moves and drops down, backwards. Now I can see a 'face'. It isn't me; it has a lighter 'colour' on top of it's head, and the things it looks with are like the sky. I can remember the sky a little. There is no sky where I am now.
I remember! The other me is a 'He'. I think so, anyway. But now I'm not sure of 'him'. I don't like 'Him's. They make fear for me.
But strangely, I feel like I know more when I look at him. I remember things, but I can't see them in the place I am thinking in. My body remembers things instead.
"You are safe now."
I like the sound of 'Safe'. I feel a bit less worried when I hear that. My face shows my happiness. He shows his. I can remember that this is called 'smiling'.
"I will teach you about life again. Come and stay with me."
He gently stretches out, and I can now see a hand.
I know! I know what to do with hands!
When you see a hand, you should take it.
So I do. Now I feel very happy, and something called 'warm'.