My hand hurts as I cover Maya’s ear so she could sleep and not hear the sounds

Nivin Hotary, on 22 March
Recently, me and Maya got used to sleeping besides each other. During most of the nights the palm of my hand would be over her ear. I try to stop the terrifying sound of [explosive] barrels and missiles from scaring her while she’s asleep.
This night is exceptionally crazy. My hand hurts as I cover Maya’s ear so she could sleep and not hear the sounds, yet the sounds are relentless not stopping for even a second.
Fighter jets, helicopters, and rocke…