Entomophobia

      I. Seymour Youngblood
Entomophobia

She heard the sound of a thousand angry insects, chattering, and an ominous voice, “She will join us or she will die.” Everything had changed and Lexi found herself on the losing end far too often recently, something she was not accustomed. And the insect sounds were getting louder. Was Lexi losing her mind or suffering from a severe case of...Entomophobia?She heard the sound of a thousand angry insects, chattering, and an ominous voice, “She will join us or she will die.”It was a dream. And for a while, Lexi believed that. In real life, she was a winner. She didn't just compete, she excelled. Lexi didn't care about being popular; she cared about winning. And Lexi wasn’t about to start losing to the new girl. Each time Jill won, it bugged Lexi. When the new girl started winning over Lexi’s friends, it set Lexi's skin to crawling. And the dreams were getting worse. Was Lexi suffering from simple jealousy or a major case of Entomophobia?

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