Conversations With An Alter Ego
How are you?
No really, how are you?
It’s okay, I will understand. You just have to-
I went outside, for the first time in 12 days. Everything made my spine shiver. I saw this girl I went to school with.. I thought she would have smiled, but she just held a worried look on her usually vibrant face. Though, she’s beautiful when she’s sad, and when she’s happy, and when she’s mad… But everything else- it scared me. I thought everyone out there had a hidden motive to cause me pain. Even the trees seemed sinister.
But did you get hurt?
What do you-
Did anything cause you harm?
No, but I-
It’s all in your head then, yes?
Then you have to shut it out. You’re getting better every time we speak. The pain in your eyes is disappearing, making room for that same spark that once held it’s place.
It’s not as simple as that.
But it is, what did you feel when you first caught sight of that girl from school?
I guess I felt… Happy.
Then hold on to that. Let good thoughts come in and push out the negativity that’s making you see the world with darkened eyes.
I guess I can try.
All you can do is try.
And you’ll be here?
I’ll always be here… Always.