I was paralyzed. Not until years later when I had to act brave for my very young son at the time did I face the storms of all my life.
Now, I have been having nightmares of tornadoes. I've always had them for years, but now it's almost every time I remember a dream. It's (the t-nado) always very close & I spend a lot of energy trying to get away until something else bizarre distracts me (i.e., suddenly @ work w/my pajamas on; battling w/neighbors I don't recognize.
There is unrest & I wake exhausted from being totally defiant to the fear of it all.
Sunday Scribblings word prompt: "defiant'