Caution, Children at Play

Tears escape from my burning eyes, their streams sliding across my cheek bone. Half-blind, I stumble to another room to escape the toxic air, leaving behind my partly chopped onion and boing pasta. I blink until the fresh air calms the searing burn. High pitched growls come from the room to my left. The door is open slightly, letting dim light shine through. Shadows move in the glow. “Roar!” A deep bellow crescendos in to a howl. “Ow! No hitting,” a[Read more]