Grim Quietude: A Short Story – Part 1 (Maybe the only part … we’ll see)

A volt of inspiration desperate to escape my mind from the confines of a dream where it should have stayed, the smoky, still, quiet real–how did I end up here? I’ve been walking for hours, or has it been days? That face, that marred grotesque mouth pinched into a grimacing smile. I can’t shake it. …