I open this dream with what appears to be a blinky light bulb,flashing in the distance.Either it or I keep flashing out,either the light bulb is fizzing out or I am shutting my eyes constantly,i'm not shure which.I guess in my dream I was sleeping,because as I awake I see this light bulb,and I see my mother crouch by me.
"Are you alright,Ericka,sweetie?",she asks in a panicking tone of voice.I realise then that I cannot answer,which causes pain in my heart.I want to be able to find it within myself to gather the strength to say to my mother,"I'm fine,mom.Don't worry about it",but Instead,to show my mom I understand what she is saying,I try and smile.She smiles back at me,and raises her hand to comfort me.
I then look down and realise that my stomach is bleeding,bad.It's not like a speck of blood or like i've just caught it against something and caused a little scratch,my shirt which I presume was orginally white is now bloodstained,covered with a crimson dye,my insides,my blood.
I look in shock,but,I am not scared of the pain,although I can feel it work upwards into my chest and I can also feel my breaths are getting shorter.Knowing my mom is scared for me,and wanting to show her it wasn't hurting that bad,I try to force a smile,but tears fall and my mom looks at me.I then realise I am in a mall,I think the mall which in real life I live a few miles away from.This mall is busy,full of faces,most of which I recongise,but I'm not sure where from.
"you were shot,pumpkin..",I hear a man's voice say.It sounds like a