A magnetizing ping ticks my brain and my feet take me over to my phone. My hands perfect the pirouette of lunacy over the screen as hearts red and yellow, and mottled emojis rain on the panorama of smiling faces pointed at the lens with a counterfeited glow. There's a ping again when the words flow in. The chaotic letters go haywire creating havoc. The catastrophic words coil around my neck with the precision of a serial killer till my eyes blur and my breath stalls in my throat. Those emojis rain once again. Deadly loathing comes pouring in disguised as smouldering sentences till the browser gets overloaded and the server goes down. Black reigns the screen amidst the screaming silence, while the coil leaves a bruise for the umpteenth time.
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