I am an AntI once closed my finger downon a helpless little bug,crushing its body with barely any effort.Then I remembered thatthe bug did not want to die,that this little ant did not sharemy want to end my life;so why did I take it all awayso thoughtlessly,when the bug is probably more neededthan I.Sometimes I think about the dayI will have the same thoughtless feelingswhen I crush my own bodybeneath heavy society and a handfulof bitter sleeping pills.
JellyfishThe ocean water rolls onto the sand like a sea foam blanket. I dive through the larger ones that come charging at Todd and I; pulling me under with a force as strong as the wind under a dragon's wings. We come colliding into the shore, then we're both swimming out again to face another. I hear Zixeawl and Spice laughing from the shore, their roars reaching far in the wind.“You both are going to be so exhausted tonight,” Spice giggles. Todd looks back and throws his arms up, falling into another wave. I begin to laugh, but the wave swallows me too, but we manage to keep out ground for another. We look out into the ocean for another, and I feel Todd grab hold of me from behind. I laugh and kick and squirm, trying to fight my way out of his grasp, but another large wave knocks us out, and then the whole world is spinning. Spots of the sky are disappearing and air is escaping and gravity is shifting all around me. I still feel Todd, his arms tightening even more around me as i