I’d never felt sadder at the prospect of not being a part of someone else’s story.
The infallible whiteness of the walls, the omnipresent smell of disinfectants, and the fields of artificial grass come back to me. Swimming before me are visions of smiling children and the legions of overworked childcare professionals constantly at their service. Every blink threatens to permanently relocate me to their world of ceaseless laughter.
The wish itself was pretty mediocre and commonplace, a mundane fantasy to escape the mundane.
Hide yourself in my feathers, and I’m sure we can look for them together…
“You’re 20 minutes late, there’s no way I’m letting you in,” Dr Faisal said in a cold voice with a smirk on the corner of his face. His smirk is one coated with joy and glory.
“I wonder what she’ll wear tomorrow,” he mumbled as his eyes drooped shut.