Waking Up in a Hospital Room: A Short Story Essay
I did it. I jumped off. The cold air hitting my face as I plummet towards the gravel. Some panicking, some remained still. I heard one lady scream. Crashed. The pain jolted throughout my …show more content…
A few minutes passed in awkward silence. Eventually, he finally broke it. "Forgive me if I startled you," he said, "my name is Anthony by the way. Anthony Hollins". I remained silent. No, not because I was shy. As a matter of fact, I was too mesmerized by his charming smile. Finally snapping myself out, "Christina Clark", I squeaked out. "Well hello there, Tina. It's a pleasure to meet you" He flashed the white pearls he has as teeth again, looking ever so dashing.
I glowered at him. I despised the name. Tina. Before I had a chance to say anything he interrupted by apologising and asking what's wrong. I took a long hard stare at his concerned face and I bursted into laughter. His expression then changed to confusion which made me laugh even harder. When I have finally got grip of myself, he told me he didn't understand what I found so hysterical. "The way you reacted. How you look so concerned. I haven't seen one for a long time and now it looks quite funny to me". He smiled a sly smile, probably not knowing what to say at my pathetic self.
I took the liberty to ask him the how's and why's that had been buzzing in my mind from the moment I woke up. He was about to answer my question on