Gritty Details

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Today's OneWord: Vacant

A vacant hotel room becomes occupied by an old woman with a vacant stare. Her eyes are unfocused, but they fool you into thinking she is gazing at the vacant parking lot. Only now, a red truck rumbles its way to a white stained spot, and the old woman's daughter, in flannel and a black jacket, trudges toward the inn with her hands deep in her pockets and a tired wad of peppermint gum wandering in her mouth.

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