in her mind she was screaming, pounding on the walls, desperately trying to get everything out. but in reality she was sitting in a deafening silence staring at the floorboards, so she didn't have to look at the person she was hurting, by not saying a word. he waited patiently and then she saw his feet move, followed by the sound of the chair legs scratching against the floor and then his feet left her vision. she looked up just in time to miss his hesitation and she watched him leave.