Why don't they listen to him? He tells them all they need to know, why don't they read into what he says and try to understand the deeper meanings? Why does he feel
His bed creaks as he rolls over, laying on his side and facing the wall. He curls up as tight as he can, protecting himself from the darkness all around. He tries to forget the pain they cause, those people who he let in. He tries to keep from checking the phone, to keep from checking if they replied. He hates the power they have over him, the power they have that twists his mind. He wishes for it to go away, But he is powerless to remove the barbed hook from his heart.