OhNo! wakes up to find herself in a refrigerator. She is able to move her limbs, but cannot speak. She starts to panic and scream, but no sound comes out. She is able to remember the events that led her to be in the refrigerator, and realizes she was dreaming. She feels relieved and starts crying as she is pulled out of the refrigerator by her mother.
I woke up with a start. I was in a refrigerator. I could feel the cold air on my skin, the way it numbed my cheeks and my fingertips. I could feel the wire shelf digging into my back. I could hear the hum of the refrigerator, and the sound of my own breathing. I tried to move, but I couldn't. I was trapped. I panicked. I started to scream, but no sound came out. I tried to think back, to remember what had happened. I remember waking up in the morning, and sitting on the rug, and then— I heard a door open. Footsteps. Someone was coming. I tried to scream, but nothing came out. Maybe it was a dream. Maybe I was still in bed. I tried to move again, but my arms felt heavy. I felt sleepy. I could barely move my lips. I could only breathe heavily, in and out. Then I felt a hand on my arm, and I saw an eye staring down at me. “OhNo!” I heard a voice say. “OhNo! undefined! ” It was Mom. She pulled me out of the refrigerator. She held me close to her chest. She started to cry. She was shaking. She was shaking so much, I could feel her whole body shaking. She was crying so hard, she couldn't even speak. I could barely understand her cries of relief. “OhNo! OhNo! undefined OhNo!” She laid me down on the ground, and started to cry even harder.
I was so scared when I awoke from those dreams that for several minutes I began to believe there had really been a refridgerator prison that night and I had been trapped. But now I am able to forgive myself because I know I was doing every detail of it. I was terrified. There was a buzzing in my ears, especially in the time just after awakening, but during the night as well. I could not hear it, but the dream told me that some part of my brain was resting, or at least falling into a state of calm and long strange strains of music for hours. It had gotten so that I could not sleep unless it had complete silence in the room.