Waiting in the dark for the screaming to stop,
I hear thrashing and fighting and I want to get out.
My heart pounds, my blood rises and I start to worry
"...Mommy?" she peeks her head in, "Don't worry baby."
I stay in the dark which feels like forever,
"Stay here," I plead to my baby sister.
"I'll be back," I say, "I need to find mommy."
I rush down the hall like a great tsunami.
I see her in the bathroom, blood running down her tear streaked face
I rush to her side.
But what am I to do? I am only 8.