What My Eyes Will Never Unsee

thethoughtsofalunatic

I remember thinking, “That is the worst thing I have ever seen,”
and then you decide to prove me wrong
over and over again.
You one-up yourself,
and instead of relief,
you get thrown new horror every single day,
that is worst than the last.

I will never unsee the way you pleaded with me. The look in your eyes as you stared at me, begging for refuge.

I will never unsee the way you twisted and contorted your body for hours on end. The seizures that took four of us to hold you down. The hallucinations that made you scream and bawl in terror. For five hours, mom, Alex, and I stood holding your body. I think we left pieces of our souls on the floor that night.

I will never unsee the day I stood beside you as you got your pic-line, and your epidural, and how you…

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