My stomach hurt as I lay on the ground.
I knew I had to move before they returned.
I pushed myself off the ground as if I was
doing a pushup.
It was then I noticed I had been laying
in a pool of my own blood.
My stomach had a piece of metal lodged
I think I had been shot but I hadn't felt a
I tried desperately to remove the foreign
object from my body.
The pain level was starting to rise as I
dug my fingers around and inside the
No matter how hard I tried I couldn't
get the darn thing out.
All of a sudden I heard men's voices
echoing from afar.
I had no choice but to make a run for it.
I mustered up every ounce of strength
in my body and took a deep breath.
I stood up on my feet without making a
The pain was indescribable but I knew
it would be much worse if I was caught
trying to escape.