Dark Tales #2; Senseless
I can hear them on the other side of the wall.
With the sound of the first smack, I flinch.
“HOW MANY TIMES DO I HAVE TO TELL YOU!?” he shouts
Her cries is the only reply her mouth lets out.
Again, the sound makes me jump.
Afraid to even move from my spot, my shoulders, I slump.
I want to say something, I really do!
Sometimes I invite her over, and help clean and dress any bruise.
I just wish she wouldn’t say such stupid things to light his fuse.
That is a battle she will always lose.
And as long as I keep my eyes covered and my ears deaf
I won’t ever really have to be a part of that mess.
“Pleeease” she sobs
I sigh, putting my headphones in, to block out his attack-