Copyright 2011 by Rosady Samonte
All rights reserved.
SMASHWORDS ISBN: 9781476369914
PAPERBACK ISBN: 1468152092
PAPERBACK ISBN-13: 978-146815209
Have you ever awoken from a nightmare so terrified, saturated with your sweat and tears, struggling to breathe; then frantically trying to descend back into the torment once you’ve realized you were awake?
It hurts to be awake.
The pain coming from my hollow chest, penetrating my lungs, my organs, my bones, my muscles, then radiating out to the to the tips of my toes, my fingers, to the strands of my hair. Sleeping dulled the pain. Drugs and alcohol helped make the ache less.