This is the seventh instalment of Weekend Writing Warriors’
8 Sentence Sunday Blog Hop.
Offering a continuation from my short story, “Mommy! Make it Stop!”
Find last week’s snippet HERE
Angry voices shattered the darkness and she woke up with a start. The sounds of vomiting and water running in the tub kept her awake. Just when she started falling asleep once more, loud, panicked shouts filtered through the walls.
“Mommy! Make it stop!”
Father was having yet another nightmare. Mother once told her they were fuelled by memories of his time in mortal combat. “He’s trying to drown them out with alcohol”, she lamented.
It was dawn by then, so the little girl left her bed and went into the kitchen. Grabbed a bowl of cereal and adjourned to the living room to watch cartoons.
Read the entire story HERE.
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