Nobody’s Afraid to be Alone

Marie Mayer
2 min readJun 18, 2022

It’s the idea that we’re not.

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I was lying awake, enjoying the gentle hum of my mini fan.

It was a beautiful time of night to stargaze.

Wisps of summer air encircled my bed from the open window.

All was peaceful. Until. . .