the horror … the horror by Step into the Nightmare #author Sherwyn Jellico

Step Into The Nightmare

Birmingham …. shit.

I’m still only in Birmingham.

Every time I think I’m gonna wake up back down The Smoke.

When I was home after my first redundancy, it was worse.
I’d wake up and there’d be nothing.

I hardly said a word to my girlfriend until I said yes to a break-up.
When I was here I wanted to be there; when I was there all I could think of was getting back into the Midlands.

Been here 6 years now.
Waiting for a job.
Getting softer.

Every minute I stay in this room, I get weaker.
And every minute those spotty little IT graduates slouch in their office chairs, they get stronger.

Each time I looked around the walls moved in a little tighter.

Everyone gets everything he wants.
I wanted a job.
And for my sins they gave me one.

Brought it up to me like room…

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