Ward Off the Voices: A Short Story

Billy the Kid (as he preferred to be called) whipped out both fists from his white linen uniform pockets in the shape of two finger guns. With a startling jolt into an upright sitting position from his former slouch, Kevin Bucannon, or Billy the Kid, startles Nurse Glinda and menacingly utters, “See? See there sweetheart? I coulda killed ya. I coulDAKILLEDYA! I coulda killed ya! Coulda killed ya! BUT. I don’t wanna kill ya, see? I want to eat! EAT!”