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This instalment is a continuation of a submission I was given several months back. I had promised a sequel, and here it is. I hope you enjoy it!
“Dreams, my dear, are the subconscious mind’s way of giving voice to our deepest fears.”
Sitting in the doctor’s office, her eyes flashing from one wall to the next, she finds herself more confined and vulnerable than when she awoke from that terrible dream. The nightmare had followed her through every step of every day and she could not shake it. The image of the clown would come screaming into her head, singing his manic songs, and she would find herself crouched in some corner, hugging her knees and gently rocking back and forth to a slow chorus of, ‘no, no, no, no.” Continue reading