Block out the world. Block out everything in it and just focus. That was the only way to stay sane. But it was so loud! They were screaming loud enough to wake the dead, it felt like.
He shoved a pillow over his face with a groan. It didn’t help. Their voices pushed through the flimsy barrier, seeming almost louder now.
There was only one thing left to do. He sighed as he grabbed the headphones that sat on his nightstand, jamming the plastic over his ears. Another night of sleeping uncomfortable and waking up with marks on his face.