Knox Box of Miscellany

Dawn Knox – A rearranger of words into something hopefully meaningful…

Daffodil – A is for Apprehensive

St. Nicholas Church

St. Nicholas Church

It’s natural to be apprehensive when you find yourself in new situations. And discovering you’ve arrived back in time, years before you were born could easily be considered one such occasion. Knowing you have a voice trapped in your stomach might be another.

Poor Daffodil finds herself in the churchyard after hearing the voice inside her:

I stood nervously with my back against the knobbly stones of the church wall, imagination in overdrive – heart thumping and eyes swivelling back and forth, searching the silent graveyard for…well, I didn’t know what I was looking for, but if I saw it, I was ready to run…

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