The knife was cold against her skin and when she dragged it across, it was almost hypnotic how the blood came to life. Beading on her skin until it ran down her wrist to meet once more on the other side and drip onto the floor.
Thoughts ran unceasing in her mind. Over and over and over again! The same words, phrases and they wouldn’t stop. They never stopped!
It wasn’t until the pain gave her a chance to focus that the storm would quiet.
Madison Randolph is a reader by day and a writer by night. Her works have appeared in Friday Flash Fiction, The Drabble, Bright Flash Literary Review, Spillwords, The Chamber Magazine as well as 101 Words under the name Ryker Hayes. She resides in Oklahoma with her family and dog Belle where she spends her time sharpening her writing skills and drinking large amounts of coffee.