The Sociopath

The Sociopath

A Story by SimpleMind
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Let's have the same nightmare...big brother.

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                Don’t sleep brother.

 

                No, not yet. Don’t sleep please. It’s not time for you to go to bed big brother.

 

                Let’s have a cup of tea first. No? You don’t like? If you’re really sleepy, then let me tell you a story before you go to bed and say goodnight to the moon.

 

                Here, wrap yourself with the blanket first or else you’ll get cold.

 

                Are you steady now? Okay, that’s good.

 

                Now listen, I’m going to tell you a story, a true story about my childhood, our childhood.

 

               One summer day, our parents went to visit our relatives, and our other siblings were off to our neighbor’s backyard. But you were always kind, whenever our parents would say “Don’t leave the house and look after your sister,” you would simply whine but in the end you’d always do what our parents said.

 

                And so, on that bright summer day, we’re left alone in the house. Remember? You always send me to sleep every noon so that I will grow taller and taller every day. But on that day you didn’t send me to sleep. Instead, you took the red pillow mom always gave to me every night and you placed it in front of my face. “Don’t peek!” that’s what you said.

 

                But I did, and I saw you doing something my mind wouldn’t know that time. But now I know what you did. And that’s what I’m going to tell you tonight.

 

                Oh, no! Don’t cover your ears! Just listen, it won’t hurt you. Here, here’s the water. Drink this and calm yourself. Now, I’ll continue.

 

                And so, you’re there. Masturbating as if it’s the only happiness you’ve known in your entire life. And when you felt you’re hard enough, you turned to me wearing your smiling face.

 

                I hid behind the pillow, I was scared. But you said it’ll be alright. You said I should be steady so that you’d finish before mom comes back. And so, with my body shivering for a reason that I didn’t know that time, I lay still.

 

                And that was the day, the day I lost both my innocence and my dignity. The very day I got the license of being a sinner. The day that will always remind me I’m a piece of s**t. The day I got dirt that will remain stained in my entire being for the rest of my life. It’s the very day that I lost the right to hold my head high and face the world. That was the day, brother.

 

                Hey, don’t lower your head. Look at me, I’m not done storytelling yet.

               

                I’m still about to tell you how you told me never to tell our parents. You even told me that they’re going to kill me if they will find out about what you did, right? And so, I didn’t tell them.

 

                Hey, why are closing your eyes? Are you very sleepy? Okay, that’ll be enough for tonight.

 

                Now, close your eyes and go to sleep. Dream of me, dream of that summer day we shared. Hear my cries in your dream, see my horrified face. Do dream of my nightmares that haunted me in my every sleep.

 

                I know, you never said ‘Sorry’. We both know you’ll never say it. But brother, don’t worry if you ever fail to wake-up tomorrow. I’ve already forgiven you.

 

                I know, you never felt sorry for what you did, but I forgive you.

 

                Now, now, stop staring at me like that. Go to sleep now, and remember my face. Remember that child’s face. Dream of that child. Dream of me.

 

                Now, sleep tight, my dear brother. There’ll be another story for tomorrow.

 

                Goodnight…and don’t let the big bug bites.

 

 



© 2013 SimpleMind


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I really enjoyed the sentiment of this piece...the way that blood can forgive blood, without thought of anything in return; despite the horrors. I also like that you are speaking in first person; speaking "to" the audience and your brother. For some reason the formatting seems a little off to me, and it was slightly distracting, but other than that, nicely written.

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

Thanks a lot Fri :)
At first I tried to write this in third person, but I kinda suck so I wrot.. read more
Wow, this was powerful stuff! O.o

Holy jeez, you are very talented!!

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

Thanks :)
I was just lucky of having the idea...hehe
Impact!
This is a very tragic but all too common tale. But without being brutal I know a friend who was violated by her music tutor. A man she should have been able to trust. Eventually she rebelled against his repeated abusive behaviour and smashed up his piano. Then she went one step further. She decided not to let this man continue to violate her by taking on the mantle of being soiled. She saw him with pity and concluded that she would lead her life without feeling any stain. This has made her incredibly strong as a person. She is unique and can handle anything in life with such dignity.

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

Your friend must be very strong. It's hard to embrace anger, but it's worth it. Thanks for sharing :.. read more
Wow !!!

A very sad tragic story =(
Well written though for sure =)

It flows really nicely and it's easy to follow
You did a great job with this one =D

Nothing wrong with it !!!

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

Thanks! I'm glad :)
Thanks for reading...and here I thought I did mess haha
Awesome job! I really liked how you made it a dialogue but it's still a deeply personal story about the two characters.

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

Thanks a lot!!
very real emotion and biting with sarcasim , provoking and innocent at the same time , well done

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

Thanks for the kind words :)
that left me speechless. the plot was well organized. you have the art of moving readers. keep it up ! :) i am so glad to know such wonderful writers here.

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

Thanks! And yes, there are a lot of good writers here. And I'm obviously not one of them...I know yo.. read more
the real big brother never sleeps

but i likewhat you did here

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

I consider my self teen :)

and young-adult sometimes


but seriously,.. read more
Mike Emil

6 Years Ago

oh lord help us all
civilization is crumbling
a young writer that don't want to read!read more
SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

I never thought you're this funny Em..
Of course I read, but I have my own preference..we all .. read more
Wow. That was so powerful, and I'm sure it must have been quite a difficult piece to write. Brilliant work, covering a very dark theme indeed. You really have a way of impacting your reader.

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

A bit,..I was struggling to make the story go moving...I have this tendency to write useless paragra.. read more
Very ;w; . . . .
I'm speechless. It's great 8D

Posted 6 Years Ago


SimpleMind

6 Years Ago

You don't have to be speechless... XD
Anyway, thanks a lot!!
Catheryn

6 Years Ago

No Problem ;w;

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