SILENT SCREAMS

A short-story drama from two years ago.

itinerantneerdowell

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DAILY PROMPT: READY, SET, DONE

Today write about anything–but you must write for exactly ten minutes, no more, no less.

“Since you’re already in the kitchen, could you make me some popcorn?”  Sid asked.

“Make it yourself!” Mary answered.  “I’ve got laundry to fold.  If you need something to do–you could help me.”

Mary didn’t really want Sid’s help.  Sid was terrible at folding laundry.

The old house stayed empty after Sid died.  Mary, couldn’t stand the quietness–moved in with her daughter.

Dan found it hard to sleep–too many ghosts from the past. It wasn’t that long ago the plant closed forever.  The town was never the same.

Sid was the first to get furloughed. “Dan, I got sacked today,” He said.

“I’m sorry Sid,” Dan said. “Is there anything I can do?” Dan knew there was little that could be done.

“I don’t know how I’m gonna’ make ends meet,”…

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Author: warturoadam77p

65 year old married retired communications worker with three grown children, transplanted from the Midwest to the sunny Gulf Coast.

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