rosefox: A zombie from a Nintendo game. (tired)
Rose Fox ([personal profile] rosefox) wrote2017-05-04 01:16 am

30 in 30, day 3: tired

overwhelmed anticipation exhaustion humiliation optimistic surprised
confused sympathy anger sad energetic hyper
pleased thankful mischievous bliss tired broken
calm lonely defeated cold love hope
shock relief tears laughter thrilled remorse


3. Tired.

Henry's daily walks exhausted and pained him, but nothing could be more wearying than a rainy day spent immobile on the detestable lumpy sofa, his propped-up leg hidden beneath the card table as Miss Silverthorne bested him in yet another interminable game of draughts or chess; and no night was less restful than a night that followed such a day, as though his body were attempting to balance his inaction by contorting and shifting endlessly upon the mattress until the light of dawn brought him a few hours of incongruous slumber.