Trying another Flash fiction challenge presented by Vin, this ones theme is "Desperation."
I am pushed against the wall, arm across my throat but I am choking on my sobs more then the pressure that keeps me in place.
"Please," I am begging, groveling, while people walk down the sterile hallway, eyes cast downward, hoping that counting the tiles will numb them to my pleas.
"Don't take him from me, I need to see him, just let me hold his hand please,
Don't take him from me," I scream and a nurse comes towards me with a syringe, a wordless assault I can not fight.
"I'm sorry but he is already gone" she says, and sticks me with a needle, stealing my goodbye with a darkness that stops everything.
When I awake I am in the bed across the hall. Across where he use to be. And now I am begging the same nurse for darkness again.