i put a spell on you // she & him [screamin jay hawkins cover]
I’m the smallest kid in my class.
Well, you’re big to me.
She felt one of the night birds had gotten inside her. It tumbled and fumbled every time she breathed.
He’s going to die; this is going to hurt—But she touched his neck, right where his hair was cut evenly above the collar of his shirt. He was very still. His skin was hot, and she could very, very faintly feel his pulse beneath her thumb. It wasn’t like this with Adam. She didn’t have to guess what to do with her hands. They knew. This what it should have felt like with Adam. Less like playacting and more like a foregone conclusion.
michelle dockery → outtakes 2013