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Call It A Night

Posted in Flash Fiction, writing with tags , , , , , , , on July 25, 2010 by dustus

Distant gunshots rifle that city night—three startling bullwhips thunder. Whirring sirens disturb bistro conversation. Children cover ears; believing sound firecrackers.

“Who cares,” he asked goateed, lip crumbs, disheveled.

“You’re not for anything.” Spectacled blonde knocks back espresso.

“What’s the use?” he asked mock-pleadingly.

“You feel nothing,” blue eyes spoke lamplit with moist sheen.

“Okay,” he snickers.

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