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Safe | Gemma Kirby, age 10

I lie awake long after my family has gone to sleep I feel safe
I stare at the lamp outside my window, strangely blurred from the fog
and the ripping wind
Rain is fogging my window
I feel safe
Violent streaks of shimmering bolts of light streak across the sky
Dark clouds blur my vision as I stare out at the starless sky
The trees wave their branches as if in protest
The violent wind rapes the branches of their leaves
I feel safe
I lay awake long after my family has fallen asleep
I feel safe
at home
I feel safe