Out of the light
Like Jonah swallowed into the belly of the whale, the mouth of the dungeon consumed him whole. Light and life drowned in the darkness. The cries of the wretched, the only prisoners escaping.
The Trifecta writing challenge this week is: Mouth [noun \ˈmau̇th\] 3: something that resembles a mouth especially in affording entrance or exit: as b: the surface opening of an underground cavity