Why Is It So Cold

An epistolary tale

Hey

Hey

Have you seen Josh today?

No y?

He was at the meeting last night but haven’t seen him since.

What are you, his mother?

No! Man owes me $50 is all.

U know how Josh is

Yeah but still

Lin, he’s probably passed out at another friends house

No he’s not

And how would u know

Called around

Damn Lin! Stalker!

Shut up Goose. You’d do the same if he owed you $$

That’s y I don’t loan $$ or hang out with losers

They’re not losers

Sure sure

Ugh

Ten guys hanging around a graveyard at midnight are losers

Whatever

Well, u are

Last night was weird though

Yeah?

Josh found an old book in one of those shops on the other side of town and said it was real

Bull

Nah man, as soon as he started reading from it this weird ass mist rolled in

spooky

shut up

lol

Anyways he started reading, the mist rolled in, then there were shadows all around us saying crap

like what?

I don’t know

?

couldn’t understand them

so

it got so cold

yeah its called nighttime idiot

we all got scared and ran

babies

someone screamed

you’ve seen too many horror movies

it’s dark

dude…it’s noon

why is it so dark

open your eyes

they are

open your drapes

why it is so cold

it’s 92 outside! did you guys take something last night?

I’m scared

whatever, you’re tripping

I want to go home

where are you

I don’t know

Ugh! What’s around u?

It’s dark….i’m cold…i’m lost

Lin how did you get home?

I didn’t

??

I’m cold

Where are you?

I don’t know

WTF dude!

I’m sorry

What?

Tell my mom I’m sorry

WTF! why?

They’re coming

WHO?

I’m sorry

LIN!

It’s so dark

I’m so cold

I can’t stay

I’m scared

I’m

I

I

Lin?

Lin?

LIN!

This isn’t funny dude!

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