Shimmer

I woke up with my chest heaving, breathing heavily and in a cold sweat.  It was 2am, it was still hot and the moonlight was streaming through my window shining on the base of my bed. I steadied my breath and tried to focus my eyes. I looked up and saw half a face staring at me, appearing, disappearing – it didn’t look real, it didn’t look solid.

It was some sort of reflection against the wall. I looked out the window and saw someone, something walking away. I wanted to look but was petrified to go to the window.  I got up and slowly walked towards the window my chest pounding from fear. I moved closer and closer …