The 5th Sense.

Adrian de León
8 min readJun 9, 2020

A sentiment had been brewing inside me for some time, one which refused to dissipate. For every day for which I resided within society, the heavier this sentiment grew. It had latched itself at the back of my throat and had swirled down to my guts. Latching onto my instinct, it seemed to warn me that something was wrong.

The mind, that dualistic entity, separate from my brain, instructed me to ignore the logical compartments. Those that so often take precedence over the animal instinct. I knew something was wrong, I saw it around me every day. My conscious may have ignored the growing number of sirens…

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