Black Eyes In the Night

This is something that happened a long while back – back when I was still living with my parents. I’ve long since moved out and am now 19, engaged, living with my fiance, and we now have a child on the way. Enough about that, though. Let’s get back to the main story.

I can’t quite be sure what I saw that night, but I am convinced that it was something paranormal. No human could possibly look like that, and I am absolutely certain that no one, not even the world’s greatest prankster, could pull off something so terrifying.

It was about 3 a.m. and I was wide awake. I’d been up all night, crying. This was normal for me at the time, as I was going through some tough times, which was partly why I’d moved out. I had school later that day and was extremely tired. I knew that if I didn’t get any sleep, I’d most likely fail the four exams I had later, so I decided to calm myself down by splashing cold water on my face, something which always makes me feel better for some unknown reason.

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