[6 A.M.Prompt] Fear

6:00 A.M. Prompt “Fear” It sits there while she’s eating her cereal. She stares at It. It is a twisted, gnarled, mottled grey and ugly Thing. It stinks. Vapors rise from its husk , visible to her like smoke, thick and suffocating. It reaches for her, meaning to seize her lungs, stop her heart; paralyze…