I walk these cursed streets regretting the worst decision I've ever made! Because now I see her deformed shadows all around me; I know she's there, but I can never see her. Every second I can see her shadow coming closer to me, gradually overwhelming me. I can't escape no matter what I do. Then, like a flash, I feel myself fall to the ground as the world fades around me. I see her clutching a jet-black knife drenched in my blood. I hear her say, 'You shall never, ever escape me!' I always knew she was closing in...
by Haziq Qureshi (10)
Highters Heath Community School, Birmingham
Competition - Once Upon a Time
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