Peripheral Vision | Flash Fiction

Luella Schmidt
5 min readOct 29, 2021

If we don’t face our demons, our demons will come for us.

Trigger Warning: Suicidal Thoughts.

Photo by Peter OToole, Shutterstock

Bad things happen when it rains. I don’t mind it so much if I’m out and about. I even enjoy a nice walk around the neighborhood in the rain. But I’m stuck inside today and it’s so dark in my room. I woke up feeling pretty good, too, such a shame.

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Luella Schmidt

Writer ✱ Creator ✱ Entrepreneur. I write fiction and essays about art, history, politics, and justice. Read more at