It was like his insides were being ripped up by an angered tiger.
Kyle looked at himself in the mirror above the sink while washing his hands. He looked flushed but tired, with dark circles under his eyes. He had not been sleeping well over Christmas. Actually, he hadn’t been doing anything well over Christmas – eating, sleeping, exercising, talking, looking after himself, laughing, crying… No, he hadn’t really been crying despite all the pain he felt. It was just tearing him up inside, quietly. It was like his insides were being ripped up by an angered tiger.