“The Crash” / Memorable Fancies #1924

[“…lying like the dead whom the light suddenly surprises.” – W.S. Merwin]

OK, I thought for sure I’d die in that crash but I guess I didn’t, since suddenly I was here, lying on some cold hard surface, bright light shining into my face. I tried to move but couldn’t, or even close my eyes, which were beginning to hurt now from staying open without blinking for what was it now? Maybe two – three minutes staring straight up at that unblinking light.

Was this the afterlife?

But then I saw it, out of the corner of my eye: a scalpel.

I tried to catch my breath, but …

 

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